[osis-users] Representing non-original readings in OSIS (i.e. square-bracketed sections)

Weston Ruter westonruter at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 05:24:25 MST 2010

Unfortunately, the Manual does not reflect the XML Schema here. Looking
through the Schema, the "rdg" element is only referenced as being the child

   - note (noteCT)
   - p (pCT)

Is this an oversight? Even so, how would the <rdg> element represent
subordinate passages?


On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 3:53 AM, David Troidl <DavidTroidl at aol.com> wrote:

>  Hi Weston,
> P. 82 of the manual, 13.11.1. Elements allowed in rdg elements, includes
> 'p', and a host of other elements.  Not sure that's the answer, but ...
> Peace,
> David
> On 7/19/2010 2:33 AM, Weston Ruter wrote:
> I realized that there doesn't seem to be a way to represent subordinate
> readings inline with the scriptural text. For example, the pericope of the
> woman caught in adultery in John 8 and the ending of Mark are both usually
> encapsulated in single square brackets or double square brackets, to
> indicate their judged originality. How would this be marked up? The <rdg>
> element? In the schema, looks like the <rdg> element is allowed inside of
> paragraphs and inside of notes. What if the reading itself contains
> paragraphs?
> Likewise, for Mark 16, there are two alternate endings: one long and one
> short. Can a <rdgGroup> be used in which there two <rdg> elements containing
> all of the markup for the two alternate endings? Would Would would the
> 'type' attribute value be for representing content deemed not original?
> --
> Weston Ruter
> http://weston.ruter.net/
> @westonruter <http://twitter.com/westonruter> - Google Profile<http://www.google.com/profiles/WestonRuter#about>
> _______________________________________________
> osis-users mailing listosis-users at crosswire.orghttp://www.crosswire.org/mailman/listinfo/osis-users
> _______________________________________________
> osis-users mailing list
> osis-users at crosswire.org
> http://www.crosswire.org/mailman/listinfo/osis-users

Weston Ruter
@westonruter <http://twitter.com/westonruter> - Google
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://www.crosswire.org/pipermail/osis-users/attachments/20100719/78f6a5c2/attachment.html>

More information about the osis-users mailing list