Lou's Laptop wrote:
> The document cited points out that frequency is the main reason for
> using abbreviation, the other being that it is commonly done in the
which would explain <s> and <w>, and <rdg>, respectively, I suppose.
> Of course, it's possible that later versions of the TEI have fallen
> short of the initial high aspirations of its designers but it's
> certainly not the case that abbreviated tagnames were deliberately
> preferred in days of yore.
I was confusing myself, I expect, with the IDs and the filenames used in
TEI until recently. There were some crackers in that set.
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