Editorial restoration: Word incompletely restored

a

supplied indicates text lost from the original support, restored by the editor either by comparison with other texts or through other contextual knowledge. Where a word cannot be completely restored, the missing part should be indicated by a gap. A <w> element shold be used with a part attribute that explains which part of the word is missing:

‘abc[..?..]’Silvio Panciera
<w part="I">
 <supplied reason="lost">abc</supplied>
</w>
<gap reason="lost"/>
()
<w part="I">
 <supplied reason="lost">sta</supplied>
</w>
<gap reason="lost"/>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: [sta][.. ? ..]

(IRT: 126)
<gap reason="lost"/>
<w part="M">
 <supplied reason="lost">ae</supplied>
</w>
<gap reason="lost"/>
()
<gap reason="lost"/>
<w part="F">
 <supplied reason="lost">e</supplied>
</w>
<gap reason="lost"/>
()
<gap
  reason="lost"
  extent="unknown"
  unit="character"/>

<w part="F">ui</w>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: [ - - - ]ui

(IRT: 87)

Responsibility for this section

  1. Charlotte Tupman, author
Date: 2014-05-06