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Not off topic in my view...  The <g> element is provided for exactly 
this purpose.

You could eg turn your {ct} into <g ref="#ct"/> or <g ref="#ct">ct</g>

and then give a <charDesc> explaining what your "ct" actually looks like

see further discussion at 
http://www.tei-c.org/release/doc/tei-p5-doc/html/WD.html


Robert Whalen wrote:

>This may be somewhat off topic, but what about ligatures in Renaissance
>printed documents -- ct and the various long-s combinations? Does Unicode
>account for these? Currently I mark these with brackets, e.g. {ct},
>{&longs;t}, {&longs;&longs;}, etc., but I'd much rather use Unicode
>characters. Perhaps these exist and I'm not aware of them?
>
>Robert Whalen
>English
>Northern Michigan University
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) public discussion list
>[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lou Burnard
>Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 1:05 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Dealing with parameter entities in schema based XML documents
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>Sebastian is too polite to ask whether or not your journey is really 
>necessary -- but I am not. *Why* do you want to use character entities 
>anyway?
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>Why not just use Unicode characters?
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>Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
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>>Bill Walker wrote:
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>>>I am trying to learn what I can about P5. I have created and downloaded a 
>>>schema from the Roma site. 
>>>How does one deal with parameter entities in WC3 Schema based XML 
>>>documents.  I wish to add reference to lists of character entities (like 
>>>we did in P4)
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>>You have three choices. I won't attemt to rank them :-}
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>>*) put (eg)
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>>  <!DOCTYPE TEI [
>>     <!ENTITY acute "&#1256;">
>>]>
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>>at the top of instance files, and list all the entities you need.
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>>*) get Roma to give you a DTD instead of a schema, and manually edit it
>>    to add the entity lists
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>>*) start to use the new <g> element instead of using character entities
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>>Does that make sense?
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