Thank you Susanne and everybody else who sent me pointers to TEI 
data-reuse. If somebody has more references I'll be glad to read about 
them, you can also drop me a line off-list.

I think the article in question hasn't been published yet (received it 
in pdf form).

All best,


Il 06/10/2014 17:42, Susanne Haaf ha scritto:
> Hi Roberto,
> the Deutsches Textarchiv project has been exchanging TEI-XML-encoded
> documents using the DTA 'Base Format' (DTABf) as a common ground with
> several cooperation partners, among them:
> * Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel, Wolfenbüttel Digital Library (WDB)
> * Project AEDit Frühe Neuzeit
> * Johann Friedrich Blumenbach – online (Göttingen Academy of Sciences
> and Humanities)
> * Project "Digitizing the »Polytechnische Journal«"
> * Max-Planck-Institut for Human Development
> * Project ""
> For more details, see
>, and the above-mentioned DTA
> 'Base Format',
> We would be interested in the article you mentioned. Has it been
> published, yet?
> Best wishes,
> Christian Thomas, Frank Wiegand, and Susanne Haaf.
> Am 06.10.2014 14:41, schrieb Roberto Rosselli Del Turco:
>> Dear all,
>> when discussing TEI-related stuff, and especially when praising the many
>> virtues and advantages of TEI XML encoding, one of my favorite arguments
>> is that not only TEI is a great format when aiming for long-term data
>> preservation, but it also allows data interchange among different
>> projects (that's one of the possible meanings of the 'I' in TEI, right?).
>> A colleague and friend of mine who has a somewhat different opinion of
>> TEI encoding, recently wrote an article where he stated that this
>> advantage is just a theoretical one, because there are *no* projects
>> actually sharing TEI data originating from somewhere else.
>> I was going to fire up a mail to answer this claim, when I realized that
>> I couldn't think, on the top of my head, of one or more projects doing
>> exactly that: can you help me finding examples? and, if such interchange
>> is less than expected/desirable, what could be the reason? projects
>> jealously keeping all XML data private, or making those available with a
>> very restrictive license?
>> Thank you in advance,
>> R


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