Dear James (cc TEI-L),

Thank you for the quick response. Whatever were we thinking when we left that out?! Sigh ...



On Aug 16, 2011, at 11:53 AM, "James Cummings" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On 16/08/11 15:10, Birnbaum, David J wrote:
>> Dear TEI-L,
>> I'm preparing a P5 manuscript description of a menologion, a
>> medieval collection of readings associated with specific
>> calendar dates (month and day of the month). When I look at
>> the contents permitted in<msItemStruct>  (as well as<msItem>),
>> I don't see<date>. What is the P5-approved way to indicate
>> that a particular reading is associated with a particular date
>> of the year?
> I would probably embed them in a <note> with a @type attribute 
> indicating the special nature of this note, a formulaic phrasing 
> and an child <date> element. I'm not saying that is at all a good 
> solution, but probably what I would do because using <docDate>, 
> which is allowed, seems somehow more abusive or non-standard. 
> I've not got a good solution.
> -James
> -- 
> Dr James Cummings, InfoDev,
> Computing Services, University of Oxford