Michael's comment on the markup of "spaces"
> Of course, the problem of transcribing standard interword spaces raised by
> <w> level segmentation of Western scripts is a different question from the
> encoding of sources in scriptio continua, where the indication (or not) of
> word boundaries in the markup is a matter of editorial policy and judgement
> rather than simply of encoding practice; and it's different, too, from the
> recording of spaces in a source that have some kind of specific semantic or
> structural import beyond being standard pervasive token boundary markers.
and the possibility of using a "type" attribute with the <c> element,
leads me to ask if anyone uses a typology to distinguish the various
<c type="abc"> </c>
Francois Lachance, Scholar-at-large
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