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I don't understand it, either. My first reaction is that both @script
and @medium should be defined as 1–∞ occurrences of data.enumerated
separated by whitespace.


> I've come across something in the Guidelines that I don't
> understand: in the class att.handFeatures, why do @script and
> @medium have different datatypes? Multiple tokens are allowed in
> @script (1–∞ occurrences of data.name separated by whitespace),
> which makes perfect sense - but it would make sense for @medium
> (which is data.enumerated) just as well. The definition of @medium
> says, "describes the tint or type of ink, e.g. brown, or other
> writing medium, e.g. pencil". But what if I would like to describe
> both the ink and the writing instrument? Ideally I'd like to encode
> this as e.g. @medium="brown_ink brush", or @medium="iron_gall_ink
> quill", but that's not valid in the current datatype. Is there a
> reason for the different datatypes of @script and @medium?