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*sigh* Someone ran out of angle brackets again, I guess. Of course it is <repositories><repository><id>saxonica</id><url>https‍://</url></repository></repositories>

Today I Learned: Using an additional Maven repository is dead simple. Just add it in the section. I.e.


Today I Learned: The tei:elementSpec/@‍ident attribute servers a double purpose. It gives the name of the element specification and it gives the name of the specified element. The @‍ns attribute does not play a role for the former, but for the latter.

Today I Learned: If I <xsl:namespace-alias stylesheet-prefix=“alias” result-prefix=“xsl”/>, then a template or function creating a literal result element must use the result-prefix in its type annotation.

Today I Learned: Using XPath’s fn:path() instead of a user-defined function that does the same speeds up things quite a lot.

SchXslt maintenance release 1.5.2: Fixes a bug that could cause the validation stylesheet fail with an error if it was serialized with a namespace prefix other than ‘xsl’ for the XSLT instructions.

SchXslt maintenance release 1.5.1: Fixes a botched Maven setup. The Maven artifacts are now available on Maven central.

🚧 SchXslt service announcement 🚧 The Maven artifact is currently not available due to a misconfiguration issue.

Release of SchXslt Schematron v1.5: Better validation code, typed variables, micro-pipeline, a new build process & some. A lot of improvements in this version. Get it while it’s hot.

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TEI by example is looking for new members of the International Advisory Committee, a voluntary role, where you would be expected to contribute only a few hours per year.

SchXslt maintenance release: v1.4.7 fixes a bug causing SchXslt to fail generating the validation stylesheet if an abstract pattern parameter replacement value contained a literal backslash.

Version 2020.08 des Hamburg Open Science Schaufensters veröffentlicht. Liste mit den wichtigsten Verbesserungen unter

Today I Learned: The @‍match attribute of an XSLT 1.0 template rule cannot contain a reference to a variable.

Version 2020.07 des Hamburg Open Science Schaufensters veröffentlicht. Liste mit den wichtigsten Verbesserungen unter

That’s really helpful: Persona profiles highlighting common barriers users face when accessing digital services. Thanks @barefootliam!

Madeleine Rothberg on “Accessibility metadata statements” – From the presentation, the paper will be worth a read. Are there fields to record accessibility statements in german cataloging rules?

Fwd: via “while billions are being spent on subscriptions .. hardly anything is spent on the kind of infrastructure that is crucial for our work: databases, code-sharing sites, etc.” Scholarly Publishing Has Bigger Fish to Fry Than Access via

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