Digital Tools Glossary

Digital Tools Glossary

Most specialist terms are explained the first time they occur, but here are a few which are only mentioned in passing:



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Nest

Nest  an element that opens and closes inside another element (its parent) is nested within it, so date is nested within lang here:  <lang name=”Latin”>Sepultus erat <date value=”3-10-1609”>tertio die Octobris</date></lang>

node

node an element in a data structure which is linked to other nodes, often hierarchically as in a tree diagram