On 05/11/13 20:24, Sebastian Rahtz wrote: > On 5 Nov 2013, at 20:09, Dot Porter <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> Hi list, >> >> I am here with a colleague who would like to encode interactions between individuals in a story. Her (non-TEI) encoding looks like this: >> >> <interact from="character1" to="character2">What character1 says</interact> >> >> I can think of a few possibilities but nothing this exact. Any ideas from the list? >> > assuming you don't fancy standoff <relation> elements then > <seg corresp="#character1 #character2">what character 1 says</seg> > where the pointers are to <person> elements. The obvious flaws are: > > * the semantics is just expressed by the order of the two links > * I will be torn apart by wolves for suggesting @corresp > > Howls. That is so not what @corresp is for. I would do this with <sp who="#character1" whom="#character2">what char1 says</sp> where @whom is an attribute I have defined in my ODD.