You could decide that the encoding guidelines diverge from the print policy and dictate that a postscript should always migrate to the end of the document (much like those editions that always move a dateline to the top . . . ).
Ah, the power of Editorial Directives!
From: TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) public discussion list [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Sewell
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Subject: Daniel Webster breaks the TEI Guidelines
This is amusing. I'm working with the Papers of Daniel Webster (an American statesman of the early 19th century), and one of his letters begins thus, as it appears in the printed edition:
TO JAMES HERVEY BINGHAM
P.S. The top of a letter is a new place for a postscript; excuse it, for its design is to beg you to give my love to your and my friends P. and E.
Salisbury, April 3, 1804.
I am really much obliged by your ready attention to my requests [etc.
I don't suppose that's grounds for requesting that <postscript> be added to model.divTopPart? :-)
(Obviously, a generic div or divN will solve the tagging problem. But semantically, isn't this a postscript, regardless of its position? And presumably it was placed there after the body of the letter had been written.
Would anyone argue for encoding it at the end of the document, with a modifier of some sort to indicate place?)
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