Lou Burnard wrote:
> My (overhasty) suggestion was based on the view that the white space you
> are seeing in the manuscript represents a point where material (the
> missing capital) has been omitted by the scribe-as-transcriber (from
> some other source). But of course James is entirely right in suggesting
> that it is more likely that Dot-as-encoder is more likely to want to
> record what the missing capital should have been, and therefore to wish
> to record it as <supplied>. There is also a lot to be said for the view
> that what you should tag is the presence of unexpected whitespace i.e.
> <sic> </sic> or even <sic><gap/></sic>
In P5 wouldn't this be handled by <choice>?
But <choice> doesn't allow <supplied> as a child does it? So to record
that would it be:
Dr James Cummings, Oxford Text Archive, University of Oxford
James dot Cummings at oucs dot ox dot ac dot uk