There are several articles on modeling, markup and the TEI in "A companion to digital literary studies" edited by Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman (book, not open access)
take a look over the Journal of the TEI - https://journals.openedition.org/jtei/

best, --elli

[Elli Mylonas
 Director, Center for Digital Scholarship
 University Library
 Brown University
 library.brown.edu/cds]


On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 12:07 PM, Peter Stadler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Text_Encoding_Initiative ?

Best
Peter


Am 07.09.2018 um 12:04 schrieb Charles Muller <[log in to unmask]>:

Colleagues,

I just received the following from a local IT guy who is thinking about checking out the TEI conference next week:

> Hello Charles,
> Can you recommend a good article on explaining what TEI is, for people
> who don't already know what it is? :-) I poked around the conference
> website, then the tei-c.org website. Then I started looking at the P5
> spec, and now I feel like I've gone from descriptions that are too
> high-level to too low-level!
>
> I guess what I am trying to grasp is: why TEI? What is the problem it
> solves, that <mainstream alternative> does not.

I gave him a brief response, comparing the flexibility and granularity of TEI to Latex, relational databases, etc. Can anyone recommend some appropriate articles?

Regards,

Chuck

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