[MEI-L] Order of Guidelines chapters

Eleanor Selfridge-Field esfield at stanford.edu
Sun May 12 03:44:50 CEST 2013

And from me: (b)


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And a further vote for b)

Am 10.05.13 23:19, schrieb Johannes Kepper:
> Dear list,
> while preparing the documentation for the upcoming release of MEI, we
stumbled upon an issue where we would like to get some feedback from the
> The next release release includes a new module in MEI (FRBR.), and we
wondered about the preferences for ordering. It would make a lot of sense
to put the new chapter next to the existing header chapter, but as all
chapters are automatically numbered, this would result in different
chapter numbers for almost the complete Guidelines of the new release,
compared to the 2012 release. My question is: Do you prefer
> a) to keep existing chapter numbers whenever possible, or
> b) to have chapters organized by their relationship, ignoring changing
> Technically, it is not a big deal to implement it either way. I have a
slight preference for b), but am open to arguments from both sides. There
isn't much time left for discussion, so if you have strong opinions,
please respond before Monday.
> Best,
> Johannes
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