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Quite right: in fact by some interpretations <subst*> is a more or less 
documentary element (if deletion/addition are unambiguous), whereas 
<choice> is, in my opinion, pretty much always interpretive.

Was this a conscious decision, or an inadvertent artifact of the class 
system, do you think?

G

On 2012-01-10 10:40, Pierazzo, Elena wrote:
> Hi list,
>
> I think I'm the first to point out a potential problem with the new
> elements we have introduced in the last version of TEI, which is quite
> right as I was one of the people that designed them! Oh well!
>
> At present <line> does not allow you to contain <subst> or the new
> <substJoin/>; one could argue that this is all right as the documentary
> view is supposed to contain a documentary transcription, not an
> interpretative one (I strongly disagree, personally, with this point of
> view, but this was one of the criteria behind the design), but than why
> <choice> is permitted then? <choice> is as much as a interpretative tool
> as <subst>/<substJoin/> are, isn't it?
>
> Cheers!
> Elena
>
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