On 10/06/11 05:55, Brett Zamir wrote:
> On 6/9/2011 10:14 AM, stuart yeates wrote:
>> On 09/06/11 07:54, stuart yeates wrote:
>>> On 09/06/11 06:11, Brett Zamir wrote:
>>>> Hello Stuart,
>>>> On 6/7/2011 4:36 AM, stuart yeates wrote:
>>>>> A couple of points:
>>>>> * Given that TEI is significantly more expressive than HTML5, any
>>>>> serialization would be lossly, and my understanding of the genetic
>>>>> editing proposal is that this makes TEI even more expressive.
>>>> Although it is more expressive semantically than the default HTML5
>>>> semantics, HTML5 Microdata allows for preservation of every single
>>>> semantic feature of TEI (literally allowing use of the TEI namespace on
>>>> the "itemtype" attribute and all of the TEI element and attributes
>>>> (e.g., by markup including anonymous divs or spans with the "itemprop"
>>>> attribute or in-body <meta/> and <link/> elements), though I think we
>>>> ought to narrow it down and determine a specific single algorithm).
>>>> So, technically, since it can subsume it, HTML5 can more expressive
>>>> TEI (of course, if your TEI embeds XHTML, then it's an even, if still
>>>> meaningless, battle).
>>> Yes, you can technically encode TEI tags as HTML5 Microdata.
>> Further reflection suggests that this may not be as trivial as it seems.
>> For example interactions between <tei:ab/> and <html5:p/> would seem
>> to lead to some undefined semantics pretty quickly, particularly since
>> the semantics of <tei:ab/> are are explicit defined in terms of lack
>> of semantics.
> HTML <div/> and <span/> (and <meta/> and <link/> can be too) are also
> undefined in terms of semantics.
>> I suspect that if I understood HTML5 better there'd also be issues at
>> the character level with <tei:glyph/> and friends which break the
>> distinction between character data and XML tags.
> Do you mean the fact that <glyph/> contents might be displayed but they
> shouldn't be? CSS can hide the contents...
I mean that <tei:glyph/> is a tag that is semantically a character that
isn't represented in unicode.
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