On 30/12/12 06:26, Saeed Sarrafzadeh wrote:
> The agency
> responsible for the text itself has been encoded using the @hand
> attribute, the agency responsible for some modifications like heading
> (for divisions or so), indexing, highlighting, footnoting, ... has
> been encoded using the @resp attribute
Um, no. A heading, highlighting, etc. would not be considered as a
modification of the text, so it would not get a @resp. It's a part of
the text, which the encoder has identified.
and any changes made after
> that in the encoding may be encoded using the change element in the
> revisionDesc part of the header.
Again, not exactly : <change> is for logging any kind of update or
significant stage in the preparation of the encoded text
>What we should do after that, with
> comments, interpretations, editorial interventions, ...? Is it a good
> practice to marking comments using a <note> with the responsibility
> (with @hand attribute or @resp?) of the person who added it using a
> computer application (although he/she is responsible for the text
> itself not a modification)?
Yes, <note> is a good thing to use for this purpose, and @resp can be
used with it to indicate who's responsible for the content of the
<note>. You would only use @hand if you were dealing with (say) a source
in which there are handwritten annotations and you want to distinguish
them. For example, in the typescript of T S Eliot's Wasteland, there are
numerous corrections and comments, some in Eliot's own writing, others
in Ezra Pound's. They might all be encoded as <add>, <del>, <note> etc.,
with @hand indicating who wrote them.
What should we do, when we want to mark a
> segment of text as an abbreviation, a term, an emphasis, or making a
> head for a division (or another part) or ... which is not originally
> in the document?
Why would you want to do that? But if you did, you'd have to put the
markup inside an <add> or an <addSpan> with a @resp, I suppose.
Is it a correct practice to mark our own
> responsibility using the @resp attribute? Is it the best practice?
> Another case is born-digital documents which someone may share it
> with others to modify it and make some corrections on its content or
You might consider using the mark up for genetic editions here (which
does use the <change> element).
What's the best practice to mark the responsibilities for such
> interventions made then? Should we mark that using the @hand
> attribute in some <add>, <del>, ... and @resp for <hi>, <note>,
> <index>, <term>, <gloss>, ...? What's the best practice so? Best
> regards, Saeed
Hope I'm understanding your questions. If not, maybe you could describe
a bit more about what your intended project is.