This article discusses the reasons for implementing TEI P5 in a Danish publishing project. We argue that while the standard performs well as a sustainable storage and interchange format, it is generally too complicated to operate efficiently. We show how to cope with this difficulty by introducing a template that makes the daily work easier.
Descriptive Markup Portability, Manuscript Description, Sustainability, Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), eXtensible Markup Language (XML)
How to CiteHansen, T., 2012. TEI - Keeping It Simple. Digital Medievalist, 7. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/dm.40