I'm not sure if an TEI-encoded version of an item in an archival
collection is the same as a tiff image of the same. If they are, <dao>
is the way to go whatever the description says.
>From: Bill Landis[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 1997 9:08 AM
>To: Multiple recipients of list EAD
>Subject: Query concerning external pointers
>I have a generic question about pointing from a finding aid to a
>TEI-encoded item from the collection. It isn't clear to me from the
>information in the tag library which element would be the appropriate one
>to contain a pointer to an item from the collection encoded using another
>SGML DTD and saved as another .sgm file.
>The <dao> explicitly states that it isn't to be used for textual objects.
>The <ref> and <ptr> both explicitly state that they are for
>pointing/referencing other information within the same encoded document.
>The <extref> or <extptr> seem like the only options, but the tag library
>documentation on their intended usage is nonexistent and, as they can
>both carry exactly the same attributes, it isn't clear to me what the
>differnce between them might be or if they would be the appropriate tag
>for what I'm trying to do.
>Any clarifications or suggestions from members of this list would be
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