Collaborative notes taken by paricipants of the DH Summer School Switzerland:
Tutorial/Workshop Session 1: Elena Pierazzo (
@epierazzo) : Digital Textual Editing [notes by @railyards ]
15 minutes theory to introduce XML and TEI.<== Did it work ? yes ! \o/
Tool used is http://www.oxygenxml.com/xml_editor/tei_editor.html – 30 days free trial available
– TEI, a standard for text encoding.
- METADATA HERE
- TEXT HERE
Other types of elements, with different “functions”: <sourceDoc>, etc… See http://www.tei-c.org/release/doc/tei-p5-doc/en/html/REF-ELEMENTS.html
Metamark : indications written in the text.
Gap : when there is something we can’t transcribe (read). For instance, <gap unit=”chars” extent=”1″ reason=”covered with ink”/> means “there is something we can’t read that is 1 character long and we can’t read it because it is covered with ink
Class is divided in two: Beginners and intermediate. Both group must transcribe a manuscript by Austen, dealing with special chars, etc.