Using the basic TEI structural elements

27. Editorial intervention

As a simple example, consider: ‘Excuse me sir, but would you like to buy a nice little dawg?’ on page 6.

We can:
  • use <orig> to show that "dawg" is what it says, even though this is a nonstandard spelling
  • use <reg> to show that "dog" is an editorially-supplied regularisation of what it says
  • or provide both within a <choice> element to say either is a valid encoding:
...a nice little <choice> <orig>dawg</orig> <reg>dog</reg> </choice>?

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