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Hi Frédéric,

Just FYI: The Livingstone rules aren't mine. I don't have anything to do 
with the project.

In fact, I don't yet know if I like some of the Livinsgstone rules. They 
create challenges for users of TEI files, such as myself.

John

On 1/28/2013 3:53 AM, Frédéric Glorieux wrote:
> Hi John,
>
> Your encoding rules are very interesting.
> http://livingstone.library.ucla.edu/1871diary/xml_coding.htm#1
>
> . . . .
>
>>> About milestones for "couillards", I'm not agree. My understanding of
>>> milestones is the covering of the text with a sectioning scheme
>>> incompatible with the logical tree, like pages <pb/>, or thematic
>>> analysis. "couillards" are always compatible with the paragraphs flow,
>>> and the sections.
>> For what seems to be this very purpose, The David Livingstone Spectral
>> Imaging Project uses
>>    <milestone unit="section" rend="line" />
>>    <milestone unit="section" rend="2-lines" />
>>    <milestone unit="section" rend="3-lines" />
>>
>> Had Livingstone been French, the project might be using
>>    <milestone unit="section" rend="astérisme" />
>>
>> -- JPM
>