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On 22/12/12 05:41, Saeed Sarrafzadeh wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Dec 2012 05:39:39 -0800, Martin Holmes <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> I vote to keep @corresp in Lite. Although I don't use Lite, I
>> can't think of a TEI project of mine that doesn't use @corresp; it
>> seems pretty fundamental.
>>
>
> Although I think the work can be done with a more general attribute:
> ref but I think that corresp is really a useful mechanism and it'll
> be better to stablish it!
>


Well, @corresp is quite well established in the TEI. The question is 
whether it ought to continue to be part of TEI Lite, since other more 
general attributes like @ref are now available. There may have been a 
case for removing it from Lite on the grounds that it was too 
specialised -- it really is meant only for cases where the target and 
the source are interchangeable, as for example where one translates the 
other. I also think it is meant to be bidirectional  -- that is,  if 
corresp(a.b), then corresp(b,a) (which would not be the case for your 
use case, if I understand it correctly)

However, since the Council has decided that we should really not revise 
Lite substantially,I think the consensus will be to simply correct the 
inconsistency between the prose and the schema by changing the schema to 
match the prose, rather than the other way round.