DiXiT Blog

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...

..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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....