Permalink 03:12:04 pm, by mholmes, 4 words, 5 views   English (CA)
Categories: G&T Hours; Mins. worked: 0

MDH: 359 - 1 = 358 hours G&T

Leaving a little early.

Permalink 03:11:21 pm, by mholmes, 24 words, 5 views   English (CA)
Categories: Servers, R & D, Activity log, Activity log, Documentation; Mins. worked: 60

Rebuild of eXist template

The eXist team tagged 3.1.1, so I've rebuilt our template from that tag, tested it, and pushed it to the existDeployer folder on home1t.

Permalink 03:09:52 pm, by mholmes, 16 words, 5 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 60

TEI work

Did a couple of tickets, one on FO and one that's related to the Stylesheets tests.

Permalink 03:09:08 pm, by mholmes, 24 words, 5 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 90

DH presentation final version done

With JT, slightly edited our paper for DH to include a reference to our diagnostics github project and to add a figure. Now submitted.

Permalink 03:08:17 pm, by mholmes, 14 words, 5 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 60

TCCD: tweaks to encoder package

The encoder package build script was not expecting packages without images. Now it is.

Permalink 12:24:58 pm, by Greg, 84 words, 10 views   English (CA)
Categories: Announcements; Mins. worked: 0

Mimetypes on lab machines

If you've tried to open a local html file on the lab machines, you may have noticed that it opens in oxygen. This is a mistake. I've made an adjustment in the next version of the hcmc-desktop package to fix this, but for existing accounts you'll need to remove a file in your home directory to reset things. The file is at:
Once deleted, log out and back in, and you will get the default settings for the machine.


Permalink 04:16:54 pm, by amorena, 71 words, 9 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 1234


1. a) Section 1.9.1. b)Pausanius mixes up Ptolemy histoy and refers to Ptolemy IX Lathyrus' history but claims he is Philometor. Additionally, the Alexander in question is Ptolemy X Alexander, and the Cleopatra is Cleopatra III. c) Apart from wiki here are my sources to back my claim :http://virtualreligion.net/iho/ptolemy_9.html, http://virtualreligion.net/iho/ptolemy_10.html d) I have created a comment in the main text in section 1.9.1
Permalink 04:12:11 pm, by mholmes, 14 words, 9 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 45

Added new temporary diagnostics report to the build

Per SK's request, new report on entries ending with a specific sequence of chars.

Permalink 04:10:51 pm, by mholmes, 74 words, 9 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 60

MakingEME: Tweets and wordcloud

At AB's request, I've done new versions of the WordCloud from tweets during the conference. One includes all retweets and the content is relatively un-curated; in the other two, I stripped out all the retweets, got rid of &, URLs, "th" and "st" after numerals, hash tags, and handles, and expanded "St" to "Saint" (some of these requested by AB). The sites I used were: https://tagul.com/create and http://www.wordclouds.com/

Permalink 04:10:36 pm, by amorena, 151 words, 9 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 1234

The way to deal with Pausanius' historical errors

After a consultation with Dr. Bowman this afternoon, it has been decided that we are not (at this point) to correct the errors Pausanius makes in his text. Dr. Bowman wants to stay true to Pausanius' "truth" so that we are aligned in our transcription of his work.

For the moment, we will make a note using xml comment:

And then go to the blog post for Ptolemy errors and record our findings.

There has been a blog post created just for the identification of Pausanius errors. In this post, we will indicate

a) section of text
b) error made
C) citations to back our claim
d) affirmation a comment has been added in the encoded text

At a later point, these errors may be gathered and provided in a reference site for the transcribed text or if it becomes problematic there will be another discussion on how to move forward.

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