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Comment #00291 - Add <emphasis> tag: correction - z39.96-2012.pdf

Comment 291
Addressed (Unresolved)
ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012, JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite (version 1.0) (Revision 0)
Comment Submitted by
Soichi Tokizane
2013-08-29 21:39:13


The previous submission with the same title has typo.  This is the corrected one.



Emphasizing is quite typical in Japanese writings as well as some Asian writings such as Korean and Chinese.  These play the same role as "boldfaces" and "italics" do in roman alphabets. Examples are in the attached file.

Supporting File: emphasis.pdf
Submitter Proposed Solution


I propose adding a new tag which will describe various emphasizing functions other than boldfaces and italics.   may have attributes, @xml:lang, @emphais-style, @emphasis-type, and @toggle.



@emphais-type may have values such as "sesami", "dot" , "circle", "triangle" or "line".(http://help.blogpark.jp/archives/52325017.html)



Although Japanese have many more styles, there are no differences in meaning, only for typesetting preferences.



@emphais-style may have values such as "emphasis", "correction", "taxonomy", etc. 

Jeffrey Beck
2013-11-27 11:37:10

Thank you for your comment. The JATS Standing Committe has addressed your request. Non-normative supporting materials including schemas with these additions in place should be available soon.

The Standing Committee's recommendation is:

• No generic <emphasis> element will be added to the Tag Sets since the <styled-content> element already allows
the requested capability.
• To make sure that <styled-content> can handle anything such a generic emphasis would need, we add the
following attribute to <styled-content>:


     • @toggle


• The element <styled-content> already has the following attributes, which we feel covers all of this request:
     • @style
     • @style-type
     • @alt
     • @specific-use
     • @xml:lang