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(—)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.