Live long and prosper! Lessons from the TEI

4. Today's question:

  • So the TEI is very old!
  • It comes from a time before the Web, before the DVD, the mobile phone, cable tv, or Microsoft Excel
  • Not much in computing survives 5 years, never mind 20
  • What relevance can it possibly have today?
  • Why is it still here, and how has it survived?

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