I like this set of rules. I think I'll print that out and keep it close by at all times.

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> On 11 May 2015, at 18:19, Michael Joyce <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thank you Sebastian. I didn't think it would be that easy!
Sebastian's rule of thumb:

 * working out the "right" TEI markup is easy
 * applying the markup consistently is fairly hard
 * extracting information from the markup afterwards is very hard

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