Category: note element

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Unknotting the < note >

  Letter of Ludwig Tieck to Friedrich von Raumer.Credits: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz I am sure the suspense was unbearable, so here goes my post on the note-element. For the TEI-geeks reading this blog: you have to bear in mind that we are a small project and couldn’t afford going into the subtleties of genetics or critical apparatus. There were actually two layers of problems: 1) The most philologically troubling to me was the fact that you are supposed to encode very different textual elements with this < note > element: the footnotes of the author (in my...

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Brackets, here we come!

Würzburg definitely helped me get over my “fear of the brackets” (an expression that applied only too well to me). Hear, hear: After another 2 hours of discussion, we finally found a satisfactory way to use the <note> element. I am so thrilled I just had to post it. Details following tomorrow! (I will try to find a satisfactory way to explain problem & solution…)