I just finished teaching a course on XML, text modelling and document analysis to postgraduates, so this will allow me to send them a timely overview of DTDs/Schemas from a humorous perspective (and I thought he did a pretty good job actually).
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> Sent: 12 February 2009 15:39
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> Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: [tei-council] TEI as XML persona]
> Pretty ironic his main claim about the new model is that it isn't
> reinventing the wheel. I could swear I've heard of this approach to not
> reinventing the wheel somewhere else. Isn't there a published standard
> somewhere that does something similar?
> Laurent Romary wrote:
> > The one thing which is also missing is whether format is a one shot
> > attempt by a person or a community to define an ad hoc document model
> > or whether (like the TEI :-)), there is a real maintenance strategy
> > behind the thing.
> > Le 12 févr. 09 à 10:03, Lou Burnard a écrit :
> >> -------- Original Message --------
> >> Subject: Re: [tei-council] TEI as XML persona
> >> Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 09:03:00 +0000
> >> From: Lou Burnard <[log in to unmask]>
> >> To: [log in to unmask], TEI Council <tei-
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> >> Christian Wittern wrote:
> >>> For a moment of fun go over to
> >>> and look at how Bill Kasdorf explains some of the larger XML DTDs
> >>> out there.
> >>> TEI is mentioned on slide 9, but I won't spoil the moment for you
> >>> to discover...
> >>> Christian
> >> This is really nice, but what a pity no-one has told him about ODD!
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