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Hi again,

On 3/21/07, Joshua Hutchinson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Typically, when I am concerned with retaining title page formatting, I
> use the normal tags (like <titlePage> <docTitle> etc) but add <lb />
> to force linebreaks in the final output.
>
> I often feel guilty that I am doing something "shady" with the TEI
> markup, but I've never come up with a better way.  ;)
>
Is this really shady? It seems to me the obvious thing to do (but
then, I don't mark up many title pages...)

Dot

> Josh
>
> On 3/21/07, Patrik Nyman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Title pages in books are often laboriously formatted. In order
> > to be able to reproduce this formatting, I see no other alternative
> > than marking every line of text independendtly. But what element
> > should be used? I can find nothing in the Guidelines which seems
> > to fit. The following is an example of what I mean, with the
> > imaginary element <line>.
> >
> > <titlePage>
> >   <docTitle>
> >     <line n="1">PEHR KALMS</line>
> >     <line n="2">Mag. Doc. in Hist. Nat. &amp; Oecon. vid Åbo</line>
> >     <line n="3">Academie, samt Ledamots af Kongl.</line>
> >     <line n="4">Svenska Wetenskaps Academien</line>
> >     <line n="5">WÄSTGÖTHA</line>
> >     <line n="6">Och</line>
> >     <line n="7">BAHUSLÄND-</line>
> >     <line n="8">SKA RESA</line>
> >     <line n="9">Förrättad</line>
> >     <line n="10">År 1742.</line>
> >     <line n="11">Med Anmärkningar uti Historia Na-</line>
> >     <line n="12">turali, Physique, Medicine, Oeconomie,</line>
> >     <line n="13">Antiquiteter etc.</line>
> >     <line n="14">Jemte nödige Figurer.</line>
> >   </docTitle>
> >   <docImprint>
> >     <line n="15">STOCKHOLM.</line>
> >     <line n="16">Trykt hos <name>Lars Salvius</name></line>
> >     <line n="17">På des egen kostnad <docDate>1746</docDate>.</line>
> >   </docImprint>
> > </titlePage>
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> >
> > Patrik Nyman
> > 463 44 12
> > 0736 25 86 67
> >
>


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