[sword-devel] TEI formatting, duplicated key (BDB Glosses)

Jonathan Morgan jonmmorgan at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 05:28:55 MST 2012

Hi Daniel,

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 4:21 AM, Daniel Owens <dhowens at pmbx.net> wrote:

> Well, it may be a poor markup choice on my part, but the Strongs modules
> are marked up the same way. I was just following the established pattern.
> I can see a couple of reasons to include a title in addition to the key:
> - Normally attributes are not displayed, only the content of elements,
> except @n in TEI and sometimes @osisID in OSIS genbooks (?)
> - I could see cases in which a lexicon key would not be identical to its
> title or head term, such as a full BDB module keyed to Strongs. The use of
> Strongs numbers in that case would be purely for the software to find the
> correct entry from a Bible tagged with Strongs numbers, not a part of the
> actual lexicon entry

Wouldn't it be best to only display the two if they were different from
each other, irrespective of what the TEI markup looked like?

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