Thanks Martin. Your assumptions are all correct.
Using the @type on <head> was a shortcut to make the rendering a
little easier - probably shouldn't do that I guess.
@style doesn't seem to be defined in the TEI Lite guidelines so I
chose @rend. But I can define the few styles we'll need, I think.
On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 4:15 PM, Martin Holmes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> If I understand you correctly, you're creating individual TEI files for each
> story -- is that right?
> If so, I think it means you're treating each story as an individual
> document, and the title of the story belongs in the <titleStmt> in the
> header (along with the author of the story, if known). Information about the
> newspaper itself would belong in the <sourceDesc>.
> Incidentally, I think the CSS code belongs in @style, not @rend; @rend
> usually contains project-defined tokens, while @style is expected to have
> Finally, I wonder if you need @type on <head> at all -- isn't it always the
> case that the first head is the main title and a subsequent head is a
> On 15-05-19 02:45 PM, Michael Joyce wrote:
>> My collection of documents contains newspaper articles. We're not
>> interested in the entire newspaper, or even a complete page - just
>> individual article.
>> They often have a title and subtitle printed in them. So far, we've
>> been using markup like this:
>> <div type='article'>
>> <head rend="text-transform:uppercase;" type="h1"> Oscar Wilde Arrested.
>> <head type="h2"> The Jury Finds Him Guilty of the
>> Charges by the Marquis of Queensbery. </head>
>> <p>London, Apr. 3.—The case of Oscar Wilde against the
>> Marquis of Queensberry for
>> libel was brought to a close this morning in a
>> verdict in favor of the
>> The @rend attribute contains CSS properties, and the @type attribute
>> is meant to denote the level of the title. I initially decided to put
>> them in the document body's div because that's where they appear in
>> the printed page. But now I'm not sure, and I'm second guessing
>> Is it better to put the title and subtitle in the titleStmt element in
>> the header? Right now we're including the newspaper name and date
>> there (which might not be the best place for them).