Classic example of this: George Herbert's "Easter Wings," which, in all manuscript sources and the first edition, clearly repeats the title prior to the second stanza--and it's not a forme-work feature as is, on the top of the same page as that second stanza, the section running-title "The Church." It's just <head/> again--which, as Martin points out, is not permissible.
On Apr 29, 2011, at 11:43 AM, Martin Holmes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I I have some degree of uneasiness with a situation in which I'm forced to encode the text of my document out of order (encoding the table caption before the table, when it clearly comes after it) just because of a schema restriction.
> This uneasiness extends to lots of other cases where the schema appears to force me to encode things in a particular way, when I really feel it should be different. For instance, I can't have this structure:
> Why not?
> On 11-04-29 01:40 AM, Lou Burnard wrote:
>> I can't see what's wrong with this suggestion. The TEI table model
>> explicitly rules out all sort of things about placement, layout etc:
>> it's only about the logical structure of the table. If you move the
>> heading of a table from the bottom to the top, it doesn't change its
>> meaning, so the placement is probably not something you want to encode.
>> If you *do* (perhaps the table has two headings, one above and one
>> below), then you might need to use @rend or (as Sebastian suggests
>> @place) to distinguish them, but this seems a fairly marginal case to me.
>> On 28/04/11 23:45, Kevin Hawkins wrote:
>>> Let's say you're trying to encode in TEI a source document in which the
>>> heading for a table is located below the table itself. That is, it
>>> looks a bit like a caption for a figure. I would be inclined to use
>>> <head> or<ab type="caption"> before the closing</table> tag, but
>>> neither element is allowd here. Any suggestions besides:
>>> <head rend="bottom">
>>> . . .
> Martin Holmes
> University of Victoria Humanities Computing and Media Centre
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