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

Daniel Owens dcowens76 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 06:35:01 MST 2012

On 04/29/2012 07:28 AM, Jonathan Morgan wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 4:21 AM, Daniel Owens <dhowens at pmbx.net 
> <mailto: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?
> Jon
You are probably right. How would that work? Would the TEI filter need 
to test whether the title and the key are identical? Even in the case of 
Strongs, they are not identical: H0001 (or 00001) for the key and H1 for 
the title.


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