On 13 Feb 2014, at 11:17, Gabriel Bodard <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I think this depends on whether Scott's XML is claiming that the person Fabius Honoratius's role in life is as tribune and relict, or whether the role of this occurrence of his name in this text is to identify both the tribune and the relict in the context of this inscription. If the latter, then @role on `<persName>` is exactly what the wants, isn't it?
yes, I do agree there is a place for @role on <persName>. I guess Scott didn’t give us enough context
to really tell one way or the other
> More to the point, shouldn't @role on `<person>` and @role in `att.naming` be normalized, especially as the definition suggests they're intended to be used in the same way?
yes. I can quite see that @role on <persName> can have multiple values.
> (Re @nymRef: I'm often guilty of this myself. In fact, I think everyone I know uses @nymref in their working XML as a substitute for the much lamented P4 @reg
Not lamented in my circles. There was dancing around the bonfire, strong drink taken, and cries of Huzzah! when @reg
met its long-foretold doom.
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