[osis-core] <p> allowed inside <verse>

Patrick Durusau osis-core@bibletechnologieswg.org
Thu, 07 Nov 2002 14:45:32 -0500


Troy A. Griffitts wrote:

> There are many cases in the Bible where a paragraph starts midverse.
> <p> should be allowed inside <verse>

If we do that we are back to the case of never having a certain 
hierarchy that contains the text. Writing a stylesheet for presentation 
cannot cope with:

<p><verse>here is some text</verse></p>


<verse>some text <p>some more text</verse> some more</p>

even worse would be: <verse>some text<p>some more text</p></verse> 
assuming that there are other cases that are <p><verse>some 
text</verse><verse>some more text</verse></p>

Sorry, it is just one of the limitations of XML.


Patrick Durusau
Director of Research and Development
Society of Biblical Literature