It is quite clear, but is perhaps much wider than what was intended by the
"The green house at the corner" is a noun phrase according to the
definition of noun phrase as a linguistic/syntactic term
> I must agree with Řyvind that the Guidelines are not very clear on this
> or at least provide scope for widely varying practices in this respect.
> For the
> Online Froissart project we only use <name> for proper nouns or noun
> which as a whole are proper names. For all the things we want to mark up,
> including noun phrases which contain proper nouns, we use <rs>.
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> Subject: Re: Anonymous placeNames and (persNames)
>> Řyvind Eide wrote:
>> > By the way, there are no strict definition of what a name actually is
>> > in the guidelines, right?
>> > "<name> (name, proper noun) contains a proper noun or noun phrase."
>> > ...English is not my mother language, but according to the decription
>> > above, may not a description be seen as a name? ">> >
>> Err, no.