Text Encoding Initiative: Background and Contexts
Nancy Ide, Jean Véronis
Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 31, 1995 - Computers - 242 pages
Charles F. Goldfarb Saratoga. California If asked for a sure recipe for chaos I would propose a I am delighted that my invention, the Standard project in which several thousand impassioned special Generalized Markup Language, was able to play a ists in scores of disciplines from a dozen or more role in the TEl's magnificent accomplishment, particu countries would be given five years to produce some larly because almost all of the original applications 1300 pages of guidelines for representing the informa of SGML were in the commercial and technological tion models of their specialties in a rigorous, machine realms. It is reasonable, of course, that organiza verifiable notation. Clearly, it would be sociologically tions with massive economic investments in new and and technologically impossible for such a group even changing information should want the benefits of infor to agree on the subject matter of such guidelines, let mation asset preservation and reuse that SGML offers. alone the coding details. But just as clearly as the It is gratifying that the TEl, representing the guardians bumblebee flies despite the laws of aerodynamics, the of humanity's oldest and most truly valuable informa Text Encoding Initiative has actually succeeded in such tion, chose SGML for those same benefits. an effort. The vaunted "information superhighway" would The TEl Guidelines are extraordinary.
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The Design of the TEI Encoding Scheme
What is SGML and How Does It Help?
The TEI Header and the Documentation of Electronic Texts
Practical Considerations in the Use of TEI Headers in a Large Corpus
Encoding Verse Texts
Encoding Standards and the Prospects for an Integrated Approach to Computing in History
The Encoding of Spoken Texts
An Electronic Terminology Interchange Format
The TEI Hypertext Guidelines
A Rationale for the TEI Recommendations for FeatureStructure Markup
Technical Problems and SGML Solutions
Problems of Tagging Performance Texts
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analysis applications Association bibliographic British National Corpus coded character set committee Computing contain content model corpus header database database view default defined described descriptive markup developed dictionary discussion document type definition EBCDIC edition editor electronic text element encoded text encoding scheme entry example feature structure grammar groups hierarchy hypertext HyTime id attribute IDREF indicate interchange format lexical linguistic machine-readable marked Markup Language mechanism ment Organization for Standardization Oxford parameter entities particular PCDATA possible printed problems processing recommended reference represent representation Sasine segments SGML document SGML entity specific speech Sperberg-McQueen spoken texts syntax system declaration tag set TEI DTD TEI Guidelines TEI header TEI P3 TEI scheme terminology Text Encoding Initiative text types textual criticism textual features tion transcription users verse words writing system written text