Words Omitted by Editor for Brevity

Word or words omitted for the sake of brevity or emphasis by the editor while discussing or quoting a text.

The omitted words should be placed inside a gap element whose reason attribute should have a value of "ellipsis".

Panciera 1991 XI.4; Sosin 2011: ... or [...]

<gap reason="ellipsis"/>
()
<gap reason="ellipsis"/>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: ...

(IRT: 738)
<gap reason="ellipsisquantity="1"
 unit="line">

 <desc>Demotic</desc>
</gap>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Duke Databank style: Demotic 1 line

(DDbDP: bgu.2.459#1)

Responsibility for this section

  1. Scott Vanderbilt, author
  2. Charlotte Tupman, author

EpiDoc version: 8.20

Date: 2014-12-04