>Date: Wed, 9 Dec 1998 11:39:17 CST
>From: Robert de Bruyn <[log in to unmask]>
>I'm looking to create a subject index using TEI Lite in prose text,
>so that information concerning subjects/themes can later be
>extracted. The idea is that sections of text sharing a single theme
>can be extracted from a, as yet to be created, data base.
>Should this even be done, however (and if so; how ?), or would this
>be considered contrary to the spirit of TEI.
I'd use the <index> element, myself. No, annotating text in this
way is not contrary to the spirit of TEI, that I know of.
Other possible choices include the <note> and <span> elements.
-C. M. Sperberg-McQueen