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Take the converse situation into consideration when creating your content, too. You aren’t doing readers a service by finding more, and ever complex, ways to nest simple structures. The more layers you add the harder it can be to navigate, as I already mentioned. Over-analyzing your data can be as detrimental to navigation as under-analyzing.


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Very important point. It's a delicate balancing act. In digital humanities, I know there's real excitement about the granularity of metatextual containers possible, but in the end it can provide real readability problems!