[sword-devel] TEI formatting, duplicated key (BDB Glosses)
jonmmorgan at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 06:40:12 MST 2012
On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 11:35 PM, Daniel Owens <dcowens76 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
>> 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.
I didn't think of that, and I don't have an obvious solution to it either.
What I was suggesting was just identical text for the two, as you say.
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