Thanks to all for all these comments and the schema information 
associated, which a great help to a better understanding of the 
guidelines and their use for me !
Now come the most difficult part of the process : make choices !


James Cummings a écrit :
> Laurent Romary wrote:
>> Hi James. I agree. It's a bit uneven... Please put in an SF entry!
> SourceForge Feature Request added.
> -James
>> Le 7 juil. 09 à 16:33, James Cummings a écrit :
>>> Gabriel Bodard wrote:
>>>> James Cummings a écrit :
>>>>> Not with note/@resp but with something like origDate/@resp, you 
>>>>> can have multiple pointers.  Unlike with persName/@ref the 
>>>>> Guideline reference pages to seem to say what multiple pointers 
>>>>> mean, but I would have interpreted <date resp="#E1 #E2"> as that 
>>>>> E1 and E2 are both in some manner responsible for the 
>>>>> determination of the element content.
>>>> Me too. If you want to say that the resp is _either_ E1 or E2, then 
>>>> I think we're in the territory of using <certainty/>, aren't we?
>>> That would certainly be one way to do it.
>>>> For the above use-case, however, I'd be in favour of standardizing 
>>>> @resp to allow multiple pointers more widely (maybe even universally).
>>> I certainly don't disagree. While I do agree with the others that 
>>> the current method is really to point to a personGrp or similar, I 
>>> can't think of good semantic reasons why: add, del, affiliation, 
>>> birth, death, event, gap, nationality, origPlace, persName, person, 
>>> sex, state, trait, etc. (random selection from att.editLike) allow a 
>>> @resp with multiple pointers and many other elements allow only a 
>>> single one.
>>> Those that don't are:
>>> att.interpLike [interp interpGrp span spanGrp]
>>> att.textCritical [lem rdg rdgGrp]
>>> handShift
>>> note
>>> respons
>>> space
>>> witDetail
>>> <gap/> allows multiple @resp values but <space/> does?  So multiple 
>>> people can be responsible for excluding a bit of text but only one 
>>> can be responsible for noticing that there is a bit of extra space?
>>> -James
>>> -- 
>>> Dr James Cummings, Research Technologies Service, University of Oxford
>>> James dot Cummings at oucs dot ox dot ac dot uk

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