The Versioning Machine

Description: The Versioning Machine is a software tool designed by a team of programmers, designers, and literary scholars for displaying and comparing multiple versions of texts. The display environment provides for features traditionally found in codex-based critical editions, such as annotation and introductory material, while taking advantage of opportunities of electronic publishing, such as providing a frame to compare diplomatic versions of witnesses side by side, allowing for manipulatable images of the witness to be viewed alongside the diplomatic edition, and providing users with an enhanced typology of notes.

Other Related Resources: The Versioning Machine utilises TEI Parallel Segmentation encoding.

Access :Documentation for The Versioning Machine can be found at: . The Versioning Machine is an open source product. Download information can be found at:


Susan Schreibman
Director, Digital Humanities Observatory
Pembroke House
28-32 Upper Pembroke Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
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