On Mon, 11 Sep 1995 12:51:02 CDT Nick Finke said:
>We are tagging, among other things, the Dumbarton Oaks Papers, the record
>of the meetings held in San Francisco in 1945 for the purpose of forming
>the United Nations. One rather short document we have is entitled _Summary
>of First Meeting of Coordination Committee_, under that line is another
>which reads _Opera House, Room 418, May 9, 1945, 6:15 p.m._. It is this
>last which gives us a problem.
>We are using a DTD with Prose as a base and have added in Linking and
>Names-and-Dates. I am not finding anything that really helps. This looks
I'd class this as a date line (or 'place-date line', as some call it)
and tag it DATELINE, assuming I could manage to get an OPENER element
around it, something like this:
<front><head>Summary of First Meeting of Coordination Committee</>
<dateline>Opera House, August 16, 1945</></></front>
<p>The meeting began with ...
>By the way, it was brought to my attention that <placeName> may only
>occur within <placeName>. Has this been fixed?
Yes. Make sure your DTD files begin with comments saying they were
'written by OddDTD 1994-09-09'.
-C. M. Sperberg-McQueen
ACH / ACL / ALLC Text Encoding Initiative
University of Illinois at Chicago
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