Re: Encoded rendering instructions (was Unicode's Mandate)

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Mar 08 2005 - 23:17:45 CST

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    Deborah W. Anderson <dwanders at pacbell dot net> wrote:

    > Already in 1990 the Text Encoding Initiative had defined guidelines on
    > how to mark up texts, particularly for scholarly works. The latest
    > version, P4, provides recommendations on mark-up for damaged text (see
    > For example, it provides tags
    > to classify the area of damage to a text, the person responsible for
    > identifying the damage, the degree of damage, etc.

    This is impressive. It supports everything Dean had asked for, and much
    more (Debbie's quick summary doesn't even scratch the surface). It just
    doesn't happen to involve new Unicode characters.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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