I mean no disrespect to Peter, nor to emacs, but I would strongly suggest that investing time and effort in adopting and learning an editor for TEI that doesn’t work well with modern schema languages for complex, documented-oriented XML would be a major mistake.
Tom Elliott, Ph.D.
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Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
New York University
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> On Oct 31, 2018, at 6:06 AM, Peter Flynn <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 31/10/18 08:19, Rosanna Cantavella wrote:
>> Dear community,
>> My Department, who has never been interested in paying for oXygen, is
>> now, at the request of other members, considering to buy something
>> called Classical Text Editor (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__cte.oeaw.ac.at_-3Fid0-3Dmain&d=DwIFaQ&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g-IQ&r=7JN6srnWbiUKKqSduQp_AZyX8Y6wZvZSbFNLOC4QkwA&m=9bRp_xiauZjF90gjd9YW9z1qKH6fOIIFBmFB7Exx6kw&s=scpcAPRswi1uUBeBeDEhoIipT_8zJRM8WjynkiJ52Ko&e=). Has
>> any of you used this tool (which, among other things, promises to
>> convert transcribed text to TEI https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__cte.oeaw.ac.at_-3Fid0-3Dfeatures-29-3F&d=DwIFaQ&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g-IQ&r=7JN6srnWbiUKKqSduQp_AZyX8Y6wZvZSbFNLOC4QkwA&m=9bRp_xiauZjF90gjd9YW9z1qKH6fOIIFBmFB7Exx6kw&s=x-i-DMwGv-HJOptQh1oxPRDS11PciiBm6YovfxbxYAo&e=
>> Would this be a worthy substitute for oXygen? I see that it does not
>> appear to do any XSLT conversions.
> Peter and Martin have described the features of CTE and its lack of XML
> (apart from the TEI export, about which they seem to be somewhat coy).
> It might be possible to use CTE as a data-entry interface, convert to
> TEI, and then edit the result into usable form, but I suspect that this
> would take more time and effort than doing the job in TEI to start with.
> At the risk of being shot at dawn for beating this drum (or mixing this
> metaphor) again, Emacs will also edit XML, including TEI, either using a
> W3C schema with nxml (markup editing features designed for "data" XML)
> or a DTD using psgml-mode (markup editing features designed for
> "document" XML, probably closer to what you need); it is open source and
> you do not have to pay for it, and it runs identically on all platforms.
> With xsl-mode you can write and execute XSLT. You do, however, have to
> learn how it works, which sometimes upsets people.
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