<g> and <c> are really animals of very different
tei:c is as you say a "linguistical entity" -- it represents an
interpretation of the content. Like tei:pc and tei:w and others
defined in the analysis module, its purpose is to delimit strings
of unicode characters which the encoder wishes to consider/analyse
as segments of some kind
tei:g however is not markup at the same conceptual level: it is
the way we get around the fact that tei users often want to mark
up non-Unicode glyphs or characters. It should not itself contain
anything other than Unicode characters -- and may be empty. This
is because it is really just standing-in for a Unicode character
which doesn't actually exist yet.
does that help?
On 26/06/14 21:11, Georg Vogeler wrote:
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By the way:
I see that the linguistical entity "character" can be represented
by (one or more?) glyphs, which allows tei:c/tei:g.
I see that the glyph can represent graphical phenomena like
ligatures (example in doc/tei-p5-doc/en/html/ref-g.html).
In my mind that would mean, that one glyph can contain several
linguistically defined characters. But the Guidelines/the schema
has choosen by some argument, that it might be a bad idea to do
that by including a tei:c element into the tei:g.
Again: What have I missed?
Am 26.06.2014 20:28, schrieb Lou
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I just want to piggyback on Georg's comment that I've noticed something similar with <line> -- if I try to put my text in directly I get an error, but if I wrap it in <orig> first I'm ok. I haven't really understood why this should be the case.
On Jun 26, 2014, at 1:53 PM, Georg Vogeler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
I've certianly missed an argument or appropriate bug report, which would explain, why the g-Element isn't allowed in tei:zone. I'm preparing a repository of letter forms connected with zones of a manuscript image. I put my zone around the letter and would like to encode it as a specific glyph. I feel completely in line with the guidelines by placing my "transcription ... directly within the zone element" <file:///C:/Tempdat/TEI2.6/doc/tei-p5-doc/en/html/PH.html#PHZLAB>, but the 2.6.0 rev. 12802 tells me, that I can't put a tei:g inside tei:zone. Do I really have to put a tei:seg or tei:c before entering my text?