Announcement: TEI Technical Review Committee, meeting 27 June 1996
The Technical Review Committee (TRC) of the Text Encoding Initiative
will have its inaugural meeting on Thursday, 27 June 1996, in Bergen,
The planned agenda items are the following:
1. Choosing chair and secretary
2. Status and funding of the TEI
3. Terms of reference of the Technical Review Committee
(documents TEI ED W48 and TEI ED W57)
4. Revising the Guidelines: Status, work required
5. Form for drafts produced by work groups (document TEI ED W55)
6. Procedures for work groups (document TEI ED W54)
7. New work items (document TEI ED W53)
8. Next meeting and other business
The documents mentioned in the agenda are available through the TEI's
WWW and FTP servers at the locations indicated below. Interested
members of the public are encouraged to read them and comment on them if
they wish; comments may be sent to the editors of the TEI or to Terry
Langendoen, the head of the TRC.
ED W48 Procedures for Maintenance and Extension of the TEI Guidelines
For the information of the TRC; has been approved by EC.
ED W53 Editors' List of Potential Work Items
Proposals for action by the TRC. Other proposals may also
be received from other interested parties. At the moment,
we are expecting documents describing new work items in
the encoding of legal documents and in the cataloguing
of manuscript material.
ED W54 Rules and Recommendations for TEI Work Group Procedures
For adoption by TRC (as per ED W48).
ED W55 Form for Draft Chapters of the TEI Guidelines
For adoption by TRC (as per ED W48). This document
describes the content, style, and SGML markup to be
used in draft sections of the Guidelines.
The DTD described (version 2 of the ODD DTD) is at
ftp://ftp-tei.uic.edu/pub/tei/odd/odd.dtd (single-file version)
ftp://ftp-tei.uic.edu/pub/tei/odd/oddx.ent (extensions file)
ftp://ftp-tei.uic.edu/pub/tei/odd/oddx.dtd (extensions file)
We believe the single-file version is suitable for
compilation with RulesBuilder, but we haven't tried it yet.
ED W57 Procedures for Correcting Errors in the TEI Guidelines
For the information of the TRC; summarizes current
ED W67 DTD Errors and Typographic Errors Reported in TEI P3: A
For the information of the TRC.
Location and Attendance
The location of the room has not yet been determined. Details will
be sent to members of the committee as soon as possible.
Members of the public who will be in Bergen for the ALLC/ACH 96 joint
conference may, if they wish, attend the meeting as observers.
For Further Information
For further information, contact the head of the TRC or the editors
of the TEI:
Terry Langendoen, [log in to unmask]
C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, [log in to unmask]
Lou Burnard, [log in to unmask]