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Subject: Re: [docbook] marking up a play

Nic Gibson wrote:
> 2008/10/27 Dave Pawson <davep@dpawson.co.uk>:
>> Am I being too picky looking for a separate wrapper Nic?
> No, I don't think you are. We have considered this and will probably
> add this at some point in the near future. We have an element that we
> use for extracts but I've been considering 'play' (or possibly 'drama'
> to keep our options open) - at the same hierarchical level as part.
> We have separate wrappers for poems, so it does make some sort of
> symmetrical sense.
>> I'm thinking of either an extract from drama, or a complete piece,
>> being 'inserted' into some other text?
>> Perhaps one of those 'commented' books that students get for revision?
>> Then I'd be looking for a book/article etc, with a lower level wrapper
>> for the 'drama' or whatever it's called?
>> Is that usage rare in the publishing world?
> Not rare in my bit of the publishing world :)

Scott? I think it's needed. <drama role='....'/>

Then what level to put it at?
Multiple? sect1..? section?

Suggest higher than para.

One more for the formal block grouping?


Dave Pawson

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