If nothing else, framesets can't be used in ePub.
On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Robinson, Peter
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> Oh no! not frame sets!
> On Oct 30, 2014, at 12:17 AM, Paul Schaffner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I agree: the demotion of marginalia (and the other things that
>> people call 'paratext' these days) is to be resisted if at all possible.
>> Perhaps it's time to revive html:frameset ! (one frame for text,
>> one for notes ...) :)
>> On Wed, Oct 29, 2014, at 18:07, Elisa wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> Having spent much time with heavily annotated long poems of the 18th- and
>>> 19th-c. by the likes of Erasmus Darwin and Robert Southey ( whose very
>>> annotations I was just talking about last week at our conference in
>>> Evanston), I am aware of how long and complicated these can
>>> become--Sometimes whole poems are written out in long footnotes, and
>>> quite frequently we see block-level structures, yes. I am not really
>>> happy with the common tendency to push annotations to the ends of
>>> documents, particularly when they were originally presented so the eye
>>> would move across or down a page to a layer of paratext. This may sound
>>> awfully unsightly to the e-reader aesthetic, but there is something to be
>>> said for having the web interface preserve the positioning of notes
>>> embedded within and immediately accessible from the lines of poetry or
>>> chunks of prose text in which they're signaled. I don't much like the
>>> idea of HTML's losing this simple association of proximity--it seems like
>>> caving to convenience and worse, pushing a layer of paratext away from
>>> its point of association. But I may just be obsessed with note-heavy Bob
>>> And it was wonderful to meet many of you in person last week!
>>> Sent from my iPad
>>> On Oct 29, 2014, at 12:41 PM, Sebastian Rahtz
>>> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>> On 29 Oct 2014, at 15:24, Martin Mueller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>> I need to have a look at more examples. Paul Schaffner probably has all
>>>>> the cases in his head. But my hunch, to be confirmed by trawling through a
>>>>> sample of the TCP corpus, is that very few marginal notes have internal
>>>>> block-level components.
>>>> You may be surprised. I can detect 28504 occurrences in 2448 texts from the 61k texts
>>>> in EEBO/ECCO/Evans. That’s occurring in 1 out 28 books, then.
>>>> Sebastian Rahtz
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>>>> Não sou nada.
>>>> Nunca serei nada.
>>>> Não posso querer ser nada.
>>>> À parte isso, tenho em mim todos os sonhos do mundo.
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