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   Re: Gutenberg Project <longish>

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  • From: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
  • To: bckman@ix.netcom.com
  • Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2000 14:06:00 +0000 (GMT)

Frank Boumphrey writes:

> The aim is to develop DTD's be suitable for: Books Poetry Plays
> Saga's Diaries Compendiums Letters Mixed content *Atlases
> *Encyclopedias Dictionaries Historic Documents *Scientific Documents
> *Parallel Translations Other
you could give this activity a name and call it the Text Encoding
Initiative. Set up working parties of experts, write detailed
guidelines in various drafts, produce DTDs and so on? 
It should take perhaps 5 or 6 years?

I'd be interested in a detailed technical rebuttal of why the TEI does not
already provide exactly you need.

Sebastian Rahtz

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