Illegible Characters, Quantity Unknown

Where vestiges of characters remain, but they cannot be recognised and their quantity is unknown, they should be placed in a gap and given a reason with a value of "illegible" and an extent with a value of "unknown".

‘[- - -]’Silvio Panciera VIII.3Josh Sosin
<gap
  reason="illegible"
  extent="unknown"
  unit="character"/>

()
<gap
  reason="illegible"
  extent="unknown"
  unit="character"/>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: - - -

(IRT: 45)
<gap
  reason="illegible"
  extent="unknown"
  unit="character"/>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Duke Databank style: - - -

(DDbDP: bgu.10.1926)

Responsibility for this section

  1. Scott Vanderbilt, author
  2. Charlotte Tupman, author
Date: 2014-02-09