Is this because you're looking at Biblical manuscripts, perhaps, and
what interests you is both ancient and modern attempts to recover an
original text? Whereas what I (for one) am looking at is principally
documentary texts with a single physical example of each, where the
(unambiguous) physical condition of the text is what we are describing.
Tim Finney a écrit :
> I am temporarily suspending the promise to hold my peace. As far as
> logical distinction is concerned, I think that attribute values are
> sufficient to separate the opinions of modern and ancient editors.
> Tim Finney
> On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 15:55 +0000, Elena Pierazzo wrote:
>> I don't think the point here is chronological (i.e. pre or post
>> Gutenberg) or if the kind of operation performed by a modern editor
>> are the same as the one done by a scribe.
>> I think the distinction is more on describing a primary source as it
>> is vs. editing the same source. What I think is fundamental is keeping
>> logically separated the two operations, i.e. having separate elements
>> to deal with in both circumstances.
Dr Gabriel BODARD
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