Good News about TEI

Robin Cover robin at
Thu Apr 15 00:27:55 BST 1999

For readers who can appreciate the extreme importance of the
pioneering SGML research effected through the Text Encoding Initiative
(TEI), there's some very good news about the TEI's future.  The TEI
work began in 1987, and the 1994 Guidelines have been adopted widely.
Michael Sperberg-McQueen, now co-chair of the W3C XML Schema
Working Group, was the (North American) editor of the TEI

See the 'What's New' document of the SGML/XML Web Page for an
overview, and references:

And, for readers now musing upon mechanisms for creating "custom"
DTDs as documented in the recently-released W3C WD specification
"Modularization of XHTML" (available from the W3C as, the TEI facility
for customization may be of interest.  See, as referenced in
the above-mentioned news entry,



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