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updated version (blue colour text);
the modification of some elements in
the unit of description (bold text).
I
n conclusion, the use of a standard model,
such as the Encoded Archival Description,
and the standard mark-up language XML
made this digital version of the Guida
Generale extremely accessible and interope-
rable, and potentially independent from
specific software solutions.This is largely
because the data are indexed by a native
XML database engine and so are left `as thea
are' in XML format, making it possible to
reuse them at any time.
`Regia delegazione del censo' contained in
the partition `Antichi regimi' of the Como
State Archives. In Fig. 4 the same fonds
are presented in PDF format.
T
hanks to the use of XSL-FO, it has
also been possible to show, using
different typographic conventions, all the
modifications performed on the descrip-
tions of the archival material. Figures 5
and 6 show the PDF layouts of the origi-
nal and the updated versions of the
Bologna State Archives
I
n the fonds `Governo provvisorio
austriaco' it is possible to see:
the removal of some series (striketh-
rough text on green background);
the insertion of new series in the
Figure 3. A browser view of a fonds archival description
Figure 4. PDF output produced by an XSL-FO transformation
Figure 5. PDF representation of the (modified) original version
Figure 6. PDF representation of the updated version
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Consorzio Roma Ricer
che
,
2004,
http://www
.r
omar
icer
che
.it
Consorzio Roma Ricer
che
,
2004,
http://www
.r
omar
icer
che
.it
Consorzio Roma Ricer
che
,
2004,
http://www
.r
omar
icer
che
.it