I was thinking for the postcard printed text too, actually. It's a sort
of pre-printed framework into which you insert the customized message;
not too different from running headers and footers.
On 14-10-08 04:09 PM, Lou Burnard wrote:
> That might work for headed note paper, certainly.
> On 08/10/14 22:46, Martin Holmes wrote:
>> Do you think this sort of thing might qualify as forme work?
>> On 14-10-08 02:19 PM, Lou Burnard wrote:
>>> Good question! There's no <print> element in the current TEI Guidelines,
>>> and I think it would need quite a bit of discussion before there was
>>> My own thinking (which relates only to postcards -- I haven't had to
>>> face the problem of headed notepaper)
>>> is to regard all the information pre-printed on the card as being part
>>> of a different entity, which I consider as the *source* for the object
>>> I'm transcribing, which is the written postcard. So I would put details
>>> like the name of the card publisher, and their address, any pre-printed
>>> description etc. into a <bibl> inside the <sourceDesc>. But I am sure
>>> there are other ways.
>>> This doesn't help with the case where the post-card sender has
>>> deliberately altered what is printed on the card for humorous or other
>>> effect, of course. To deal with that you'd need to distinguish layers of
>>> the writing on the card, as per genetic edition. Which would probably be
>>> the most general (if also the most time consuming) solution
>>> On 08/10/14 18:53, Andrew Jewell wrote:
>>>> Dear colleagues:
>>>> I'm working with a team to establish encoding practices for a new
>>>> digital scholarly edition of the complete correspondence of the early
>>>> twentieth-century American author Willa Cather, and I have a question
>>>> I'm hoping the members of this SIG can help me with. We are searching
>>>> for a good way to markup the letterhead, postcard captions, and other
>>>> such pre-printed material that appears on many pieces of the
>>>> correspondence. We feel this is important text that we want to
>>>> transcribe, but we also think it needs to be marked as different than
>>>> the individually-authored text on the correspondence. In surveying our
>>>> options, the DALF element <print> emerged (see
>>>> http://ctb.kantl.be/project/dalf/dalfdoc/DALFtextElements.html), and I
>>>> wondered if there is an element within the current TEI guidelines that
>>>> would function in a similar way (I have not come up with a satisfying
>>>> alternative, but I may be overlooking something). Whenever possible,
>>>> it is our preference to stay within existing TEI guidelines.
>>>> Any advice or models you can provide would be much appreciated.
>>>> Andy Jewell
>>>> Andrew Jewell, Ph.D.
>>>> Associate Professor, University Libraries
>>>> co-editor, /Scholarly Editing: The Annual of the Association for
>>>> Documentary Editing/ (www.scholarlyediting.org
>>>> Editor, /Willa Cather Archive/ (http://cather.unl.edu
>>>> 203 Love Library
>>>> University of Nebraska-Lincoln
>>>> Lincoln, NE 68588
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