Dear Gerrit,

I think the <milestone/> with @change is a good solution. I meant to use @n
to track the stages and @type with value="stage" but now realize that this
information must be in the header as you suggested -- I totally overlooked

Thanks a lot for your message.

All the best,

2015-02-12 10:24 GMT+01:00 Gerrit Brüning <[log in to unmask]>:

>  Dear Antonio,
> You are allowed to supply @change to any element you whant: to what you
> call "editorial and original divisions" and even to single chunk elements
> (<l> and the like).
> However, I would prefer to keep these two views on the text ("structural"
> vs. "genetic") separate. Both views frequently overlap so that one view
> typically does not well fit into the other.
> This is why we use the generic <milestone/> with @change.
> I am not sure whether I fully understand your use of @n and @type.
> Information about, say, the chronological order of stages is stored in the
> respective <change> element in the header, the xml:id of which you point to
> with @change.
> Best regards,
> Gerrit
> Am 12.02.2015 um 08:12 schrieb Antonio Rojas Castro:
> Dear TEI list,
> I'm editing a text that I believe was written across several temporal
> stages or phases. This is, however, only an interpretation based on the
> examination of the existing manuscripts that I have collated -- and by that
> I mean that there's no such a mark on the documents.
> I'd like to add these stages to my encoding so I have been considering two
> options:
>    - to use <span> with attributes @from @to to identify <l>
>    ​ s​
>    with @xml:id
>    - to simply use a <milestone/> with attributes @n and @type to specify
>    the stages
> What do you think would be the best approach to this?
> ​ None of them?​
> Any other alternative?
> Eventually I'd like for the user to be able to navigate through these
> stages and confront them with the editorial and original divisions --
> marked obviously with <div>.
>  Many thanks,​
>  --
>  Antonio Rojas Castro
>  <http://goog_1138293057>
> --
> Gerrit Brüning
> Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main | Institut für deutsche Literatur und ihre Didaktik
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Antonio Rojas Castro