> Not all of these defects disqualify files from being TEI, and some of them have relative straight forward technical fixes...

Oh to be sure, probably half the ones which don't parse can be fixed if you have
a modicum of nous. But converting e.g. TEI P4 to TEI P5 is not that casual an operation.

> If you commit your script to the github repo, I'll see what I can do.

i don't think I'd rank

for i in `cat /tmp/list`; do echo CHECK $i ; jing Exemplars tei_all.rng $i && $i is valid;done

as a script worth committing :-}