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

Jonathan Morgan jonmmorgan at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 06:40:12 MST 2012

Hi Daniel,

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?
>> 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.

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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