DiXiT Blog

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Unter den Linden

It has been a while since my autumn visit in Craiova. June is a very different experience – with the sun, the heat and the heady smell of TEI* trees and honeysuckle permeating the...

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..working on the launch of Fonte Gaia blog

We want to tell you about a beautiful thing that is going on at the University of Grenoble. Elena Pierazzo, Claire Mouraby, Anna Ingoglia and Filippo Fonio, with the collaborations of international scholars, are...

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EEBO Hackfest and One Markup Geek in the Corner

On March 9th, to celebrate the release of over 25,000 texts from the Early English Books on-line project into the public domain, the Bodleian libraries hosted a one-day Hackfest at the Weston Library to...

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TCP

The Text Creation Partnership (TCP) creates standardized, accurate XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early printed books. This work, and the resulting text files, are jointly funded and owned by more than 150 libraries...

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Seeking the SIMPLicity…

The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) has developed over 20 years into a key technology in text-centric humanities disciplines. It has been able to achieve its range of use by adopting a descriptive rather than...

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Good things take time

About six months ago when my DiXiT adventure has just started, I posted a short description about my project on this blog. Quite some time has passed since, at least it feels like a...

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Breath (or cup) of pure oXygen

One of my DiXiT objectives are the improvements to the oXygen-TEI framework. Oxygen is a very popular XML editor that offers built-in support for TEI and the plan is to make this support even better....