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You can certainly do that. But it would put parts of the text to be  
encoded into attribute values, which, I guess, is something you want  
to avoid.


On Jan 22, 2007, at 7:41 AM, Francois Lachance wrote:

> Martin and company,
>
> The <note> elment attributes in conjunction with the <name> element  
> might be available to encode the
> example with
> the minimum o ffussing with extensions
>
> See:
>
> <note resp="author" type="signed"> , , , <name>Martin</name> </note>
>
> and the element <name> can provide greater granularity if desired.
>
> Conceptually what is key here is to separate out the name from the  
> signing. This example could be adapted
> to instances where what is present as signature is a set of  
> initials. <name type="initials"> ... </name>.
> Very useful for the transcription of contracts and other multi- 
> author multi-signer documents.
>
> All the best
>
> f.
>
>>
>> I'm delighted to see that the problem I thought existed not only
>> exists but has a solution as well.
>>
>> I'd be inclined to extend the content model for <note> to include
>> <signed>.  The WWP example shows a text with "The Author" set off to
>> the right corner of the page, and my intuitive readerly response is
>> that this is so much like a signature that you might as well treat it
>> as one.
>>
>>
>> On Jan 21, 2007, at 11:10 AM, Syd Bauman wrote:
>>
>>>> How would you convert the following fragment into TEI?
>>>>
>>>> <note type="foot">This is fact.<signed pn="276"> 
>>>> <smallcap>Author.</
>>>> smallcap></signed></note>
>>>
>>> Years ago the Women Writers Project found it necessary to
>>> significantly expand the TEI (then P3) content model for <note>. (We
>>> presented our customizations in a poster at ACH/ALLC 1999.)
>>>
>>> So our encoding could be:
>>>
>>>      <note>
>>>        <p>This is fact.</p>
>>>        <respLine rend="pre(&mdash;)case(smallcaps)">Author.</ 
>>> respLine>
>>>      </note>
>>>
>>> (I don't know what the pn= attribute is, so I didn't carry it over.)
>>>
>>> The <respLine> element is a renamed <byline> element. <closer> and
>>> <signed> could be used instead.
>>>
>>> I've put the <note> part of that poster up at
>>> http://bauman.zapto.org/~syd/temp/ 
>>> WWP_1999_note_poster_page_4.pdf, in
>>> case anyone is interested. (Remember, it's SGML, not XML :-)
>>>
>>> HTH. (And in case it isn't obvious, that was, and this is, written
>>> with my WWP hat on, not my TEI hat.)
>>
>
>
> -- 
> Francois Lachance, Scholar-at-large
> http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~lachance
>
> Everyone is a little bit crazy; everyone at some time has a  
> learning disability;
> No one is ever a little bit positive.