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John Tone Young wrote:
> I agree with the broad consensus that this is certainty rather than 
> precision, but I'm wondering what you're supposed to do if (for 
> instance) you're absolutely certain that it's 'notBefore' 1598 but 
> only making an educated guess that it's 'notAfter' 1615.
>
>   
Couldn't multiple <certainty> elements do the trick, with each targeting 
the same date element, but with the @locus referring to the attribute 
under question?

Brett

> John
>
> Quoting Sebastian Rahtz <[log in to unmask]>:
>
>   
>> Martin Holmes wrote:
>>     
>>> So, where I used to use something like this:
>>>
>>> <date notBefore="1598" notAfter="1615" precision="low"></date>
>>>
>>> meaning "we're just taking a guess really, but our best guess would
>>>       
>> be 
>>     
>>> that it's between 1598 and 1615", how would I express that with the
>>>       
>>> current attributes?
>>>       
>> smells like @cert to me: "signifies the degree of certainty
>> associated 
>> with the
>> intervention or interpretation". As James says, "1598" vs "1598-01"
>> provides
>> the precision.
>>
>> -- 
>> Sebastian Rahtz      
>>
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