Map of London: Technical Specifications
The Map of Early Modern London uses an eXist XML database (currently version 1.5, running under Tomcat) to store TEI-encoded documents. The website front-end is written in XQuery and rendered into XHTML5 web pages through XSLT transformations using Saxon 9, integrated into the eXist database engine.
The Map and the Indices
The site works best in modern, standards-compliant web browsers. Old browsers, especially older versions of Internet Explorer, are not supported.
The website is HTML5 and CSS 3.0 compliant (although we do use some vendor-specific prefixes for CSS 3 properties which are not yet supported by browsers with their proper names). The mark-up is TEI P5-compliant.
This project is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
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