On 4 Jan 2013, at 16:32, António Rito Silva <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We are encoding Fernando Pessoa's Book of Disquiet
I look forward to seeing the result...
... I dont think I can answer your query very well, but your last point
> The Book of Disquiet comprises a set of fragments and was actually published as a book after Pessoa's death. Therefore, different editors have considered different fragments to be
> Inline with these concerns it is not clear for us where in TEI we should declare the edition X that appears in a line break as <lb ed=X/>
the description of @ed on <lb> and other elements does seem out of kilter with the rest of the TEI these days, as it says
"A string of characters or sigil used conventionally to identify the edition", which looks rather like @cRef. However, its datatype
is data.code, which expands to a URI, and is described by
"defines the range of attribute values expressing a coded value by means of a pointer to some other element which contains a definition for it."
So in fact the value for @ed should be a pointer to an object in the teiHeader (a biblStruct, an msDesc, or whatever), and the
use should really be
So there is something wrong here, the guidelines are contradictory, and I shall pursue it.
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