On 13-01-31 12:27 PM, Tomaz Erjavec wrote:
> Hello, for our biographical lexicon we would like to add information
> where the particular datum came from, e.g. the date or place of birth
> or death and many others. This source is usu. a bibliographic item
> (e.g. some other bio lexicon), but also things like "verified" etc.
> A couple of problems cropped up:
> I thought we'd use a taxonomy for the possible sources, and @resp to
> point to one of them, e.g. <taxonomy> <desc xml:id="psbl">
> <bibl><title>Primorski slovenski biografski leksikon</title></bibl>
> </desc> ... <date resp="#psbl" when="1835-04-19"/>
> is quite firm in that @resp "is associated with a person" - so, is
> pointing to bibliographic items abusive? But if not @resp, how should
> we encode the source of the datum?
> Assuming we would use @resp, it turns out it is not defined on
> genName and roleName - is there any particular reason for this, or
> just an oversight? Also, it does seem to be defined on personGrp even
> though the Guidelines (link above) don't show this.
I would argue that a bibliographical item:
Bloggs, Fred. 2010. "A Compendium of TEI Tag-Abuse." etc.
constitutes (the words of) a person or persons, and therefore is a
perfectly reasonable target of @resp.
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