Am 05.02.2014 22:46, schrieb James Cummings:
> On 05/02/14 20:09, Gerrit Brüning wrote:
>> Now I find that <zone> may not only contain <line>, but also
>> phrase-level elements. Morever, <line> may even contain <zone>.
>> Isn't there any defined nesting order?
>> In comparison, making <line> p-like seems harmless to me.
> But isn't the problem here that you are relating things like zone and
> line to things like paragraphs and other logical structures? I can
> completely understand having zones inside lines. Let's say I have a
> ransom note where physical lines on the page are made up of cut-out
> letters all at slightly different rotations that I want to mark. The
> <line> element is used for the line of text on the surface, and the
> zone could be used inside it for the individual letters. For the same
> reason one zone could represent a paragraph and another sibling (or
> nested if it makes more sense) zone could represent a single
> illuminated letter depending on their layout on the surface.
wouldn't you need---or at least tempted to use---<surface> in <line> in
that case? However, <surface> is not allowed in <line>.
I have seen transcriptions with a <zone> for every word and even for
single letters, as for example a question mark, and I have no problem
with that. But is it possible or even desirable to provide a standard
for such undertakings?
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