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hi and thanks

we will use <rs> (with @type and @subtype) for "objects" 

Is it ok to use the same for "abstract objects" as well (ie "topic", etc.)?



On 13 Ιαν 2013, at 12:01 AM, Lou Burnard <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On 12/01/13 21:47, Syd Bauman wrote:
>>> The simplest approach might be to use <seg>
>>> <seg type="object">card</seg>
>> I would use <rs>. The typology you use on type= and subtype= can be
>> 
>> * nonexistent, e.g., if you're only goal is to format them differently:
>>   <rs>clock</rs>
>> 
>> * pretty vague, e.g.,
>>   <rs type="person">referee< you're talk/rs>
>>   <rs type="object">clock</rs>
>> 
>> * pretty precise:
>>   <rs type="clock" subtype="grandfather">
> 
> <rs> is probably a good choice if you're talking about specific nameable objects  (my grandfather's clock, rather than clocks in general) but <seg> is still OK, and has both @type and @subtype too
> 
> I note incidentally that there is an outstanding feature request for the TEI to provide an <object> element which can be used to record properties of specific named objects : don't think it's going to make it into next week's release though

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