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From: Megan Zurawicz <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Retaining Spelling while transcribing
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 18:46:30 -0400
But you're *not* changing it at that point, because it isn't an "f" you're
correcting, it's an "s", simply in a form that most fonts no longer have.
On 9/5/08 1:59 AM, "Kirsten Bowman" <> wrote:
> On very old
> documents where the "long s" is used (looks something like an "f"), I have
> changed that in very long transcriptions because it's so interruptive to
> read and not really correct to substitute a typed "f." In those cases I
> note "Converted to modern orthography."