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In according to distinction proposed by Gerard Genette, I think that it 
could be also possible the following encoding:

<div>
<head type="rhematic">Chapter V</head>
<head type="thematic">The reign of George III</head>
...
</div>

Daniele


On 15/01/2019 21:20, Paul Schaffner wrote:
> We tend to put "Chapter V" and "The reign of George III" in the same head element,
> but all of the following are, I believe, legitimate:
>
> <div type="chapter" n="V">
> <head>The reign of George III</head>
>
> <div>
> <head type="numeration">Chapter V</head>
> <head type="contents">The reign of George III</head>
>
> <div>
> <head type="main">Chapter V</head>
> <head type="sub">The reign of George III</head>
>
> <div>
> <head>Chapter V</head>
> <argument><p>The reign of George III.</p></argument>
>
> <div>
> <head><label>Chapter V</label> The reign of George III</head>
>
> and many more that I haven't thought of.
>
> pfs
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2019, at 15:01, Petru Dimulescu wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I wonder if there is any recommendation for encoding chapter labels, like:
>>
>>
>>    Chapter V
>>    Name of the chapter here
>>
>>    Text of the first paragraph...
>>
>>
>> Typically this would be encoded in TEI like this:
>>
>> <div>
>>   <head>Chapter V <lb/>Name of the chapter here</head>
>>   <p>Text of the first paragraph.... </p>
>> </div>
>>
>> I feel that the "Chapter V" part is not really part of the heading, not
>> as much as the actual title of the chapter anyway.
>>
>> At application level, I do not want that label to appear in search,
>> associated urls etc, anywhere else really, except the actual text
>> rendering.
>>
>> I looked into the TEI documentation and can't seem to find anything
>> about this pretty frequent case.
>>
>> I feel that something like:
>>
>>   <head>
>> 	<label>Chapter V</label>
>> 	Name of the chapter here
>> </head>
>>
>> would be pretty adequate, although it is not standard TEI.
>>
>> Anybody met this situation? Please advise.
>> Thanks in advance
>>
>> Petru
>