On 25.08.2011 19:05, Martin Holmes wrote:
> On 11-08-25 09:02 AM, Julia Flanders wrote:
>> This may be a really silly question, or a silly way of approaching the
>> topic, but as long as we're thinking things over I would like to get
>> the thoughts of the group on this:
>> To what extent does the TEI's successful functioning as an interchange
>> language depend on its vocabulary and the way it associates semantics
>> with specific terms, and to what extent does it depend on the specific
>> structures (i.e. where elements can go and what they can contain) that
>> are specified in the TEI schema?
> This is a really important point. For me, the vocabulary is key, and the
> constraints are often annoyingly restrictive -- why can't element X
> appear inside element Y, when my document has obvious instances of
> feature X inside feature Y?
> For instance, why can't I have this?
And not to forget our old friend:
And floatingText is not the same as a <div>, so it has a different
content model and is not an equivalent.
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