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The compromises and flexibility of TEI customisation

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The ongoing efforts of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) have produced a wide-ranging set of Guidelines for encoding textual phenomena. However, standardisation attempts such as this always make compromises in order to achieve their goals. The recommendations of the TEI are no exception to this and this paper examines at some of these compromises along with the benefits and drawbacks they bring. The TEI's extremely flexible method for documenting customisations and extensions will be also co...

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University of Oxford
Division:
UAS
Department:
Academic Resources and Information Systems
Sub department:
IT Services
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Publisher:
Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield Publisher's website
Series:
Studies in the Digital Humanities
Host title:
Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2012
Chapter number:
16
Publication date:
2014-01-01
Source identifiers:
598618
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uuid:057ab089-eea7-4ea3-8b17-d36797c6c7ec
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2016-02-02

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