Live long and prosper! Lessons from the TEI

6. Relevance 1

The TEI provides
  • a language-independent framework for defining markup languages
  • a very simple consensus-based way of organizing and structuring textual (and other) resources…
  • … which can be enriched and personalized in highly idiosyncratic or specialised ways
  • a very rich library of existing specialised components
  • an integrated suite of standard stylesheets for delivering schemas and documentation in various languages and formats
  • a large and active open source style user community

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