The announcement posted Monday should have contained, but did not
contain, information on how to acquire TEI P3 in electronic form, or
order it in paper form. Here is a summary of that missing information,
with apologies for its omission from the announcement.
-C. M. Sperberg-McQueen
TEI P3 is available in the following forms:
- in paper (1300 pp., 2 volumes), at a cost of $75 US, 50 pounds
sterling, or 7500 yen. Order form below.
- electronically in an SGML-tagged form (ca. 5.6 Mb) using the TEI DTD
documented in TEI P3, with minor extensions; this form is available
without cost via Listserv or anonymous ftp. More info below.
- electronically in a formatted 'ASCII-only' version (ca. 3.1 Mb)
suitable for display by those without an SGML-aware rendering engine;
this form is available without cost via Listserv or anonymous ftp.
The TEI document type definition (DTD) files are available electronically
via Listserv or anonymous ftp.
The electronic forms of the documentation are available via Listserv
commands from [hidden email], and by anonymous ftp from:
ftp-tei.uic.edu (in pub/tei and its subdirectories)
sgml1.ex.ac.uk (in pub/tei/p3 and its subdirectories)
TEI.cix.chiba-u.ac.jp (in /TEI)
ftp.ifi.uio.no (in pub/SGML/TEI)
For instructions on using ftp, consult your local documentation.
For instructions on using Listserv, see below.
For further information about the TEI, subscribe to TEI-L (see below
Getting electronic copies of the files from Listserv
To fetch TEI P3 from the TEI-L file server maintained at the University
of Illinois at Chicago, send electronic mail to
containing one or more of the following lines. To order the SGML-tagged
version of TEI P3, include the line
get teip3 package
To order the formatted, untagged (ASCII-only) version of TEI P3, include
get p3ascii package
To order the TEI P3 DTD files, include
get p3dtds package
If you want ALL THREE packages (SGML-tagged, formatted, and DTDs), you
may include all three of the lines given above, or the single line
get p3all package
For further information on using the file server, include the line
get edj8 memo
or consult the materials Listserv sent you when you subscribed to TEI-L.
If you are not already subscribed, you can subscribe by including the
following line in your note to [hidden email]:
subscribe tei-l J. Doe
(substituting your name for 'J. Doe')
Getting paper copies of TEI P3
To get paper copies of TEI P3, send the order form below to the
appropriate address, enclosing appropriate payment.
Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH)
Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC)
Text Encoding Initiative
Guidelines for Electronic Text Encoding and Interchange
(TEI P3, May 1994)
Please supply ..... copies of TEI P3
at (check one)
.. Standard Price: ($75/50 pounds/7500 Yen)
.. Discount Price, for members of ACH, ACL, or ALLC:
($50/35 pounds/5000 Yen)
Shipping and handling Charges
Parcel Post (no charge)
Surface/first class ($10 per copy/10 pounds per copy) ......
Express delivery within Europe/North America only:
($30 per copy / 20 pounds per copy) ......
Total sum enclosed: __________________
Send this form to the nearest of the following:
C. M. Sperberg McQueen
University of Illinois at Chicago
Academic Computing Center (M/C 135)
1940 W. Taylor, Rm. 124
Chicago IL 60612-7352
N.B. Payments to the Chicago office must be by check in
US Dollars payable to the Association for Computers and the
OR TEI Orders
Oxford University Computing Services
13 Banbury Road
Oxford OX2 6NN
N.B. Payments to the Oxford office must be by cheque or
money order in sterling or US Dollars, payable to Oxford
University Computing Services.
OR Prof. Syun Tutiya
Faculty of Letters
fax: +81 (43) 256-7032
N.B. Payments to the Chiba office must be in yen; for details,
please contact Prof. Tutiya by email
([hidden email]) or by
fax: +81 (43) 256-7032.
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