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Subject: Re: [docbook] DocBook and TEI P5

maybe emphasis with a role="bold", role="italic", role="underline" plus stylesheets for proper rendering of this 'specialization' of the emphasis tag?

Just a quick wild guess...

On 6/26/06, Martin Holmes <mholmes@uvic.ca> wrote:
Hi there,

I'm writing an application which saves files in both TEI (Text-Encoding
Initiative) P5 XML format, and in DocBook (v5). I'm trying to create a
mapping of basic tags in the two formats, so that round-tripping is
possible with simple documents. I wonder if anyone familiar with both
TEI and DocBook could help with this simple question:

Among the most commonly-used tags in TEI are format-related tags such as:

<hi rend="bold">
<hi rend="italics">
<hi rend="underline">

(For purists not familiar with TEI, I should point out that it's often
used to digitize existing books and manuscripts, and these tags are used
to describe the style of text in the source document.)

Is there any DocBook equivalent I could use? I haven't found anything so
shamelessly style-related (which is quite proper, given the purpose and
nature of DocBook). Can anyone suggest any alternative way of turning
such tags into acceptable DocBook markup?

All help appreciated,

Martin Holmes
University of Victoria Humanities Computing and Media Centre
(mholmes@uvic.ca )
Half-Baked Software, Inc.

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