I think this is a great idea! Obviously any individual cheatsheet
might express the biases of its creator, but having it in the
wiki means this might change over time as alternative ways to do
things are noted.
On 08/04/13 21:34, Marjorie Burghart wrote:
> Dear TEI users,
> I would like to invite you to participate in a project that is
> very dear to my heart.
> Two years ago, I created a Critical Apparatus Cheatsheet
> <http://marjorie.burghart.online.fr/?q=en/content/tei-critical-apparatus-cheatsheet> giving
> in a nutshell the "translation" (if I may say so) in TEI of
> phenomena familiar to scholars making critical editions.
> Today, I would like to develop the "cheatsheets" as an
> alternative way of learning TEI, specially targetting people who
> are familiar with the Humanities concepts behind the encoding,
> but not the encoding itself.
> I believe that the advantages of such best practice guides would
> be twofold:
> - provide a low-threshold way of learning to encode in TEI for
> some categories of people at least
> - provide tool developpers with a clear list of tasks for several
> operations (i.e. encoding a critical edition, for instance) and
> the recommended way(s) to encode them, which would greatly
> facilitate interface building.
> I have summarized my thought on this TEI Wiki page:
> and suggested some Cheatsheets we could start creating
> collaboratively on the Wiki.
> Please give it some thought, and suggest some tasks, phenomena,
> and their best encoding(s) in TEI!
> Best regards,
Dr James Cummings, [log in to unmask]
Academic IT Services, University of Oxford