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Re: Textual Note example

From: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 07:53:57 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFPX2kAo+nNxQWivSd-b=hCtkSNo3dETLwvuQs+JsjRQZ-7m5Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bob Morris <morris.bob@gmail.com>
Cc: Leyla Jael García Castro <leylajael@gmail.com>, public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
The CompositeAnnotation is basically supposed to be a
subClass of rdf:Bag or ore:Aggregation

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 7:51 AM, Bob Morris <morris.bob@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 6:21 AM, Leyla Jael García Castro
> <leylajael@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Bob,
> >
> > The range for cnt:chars is a Literal so you can use a language tag to
> > specify the language used in that particular text. Another possibility
> would
> > be dct:language property.
> >
> > As for expressing in different languages the same annotation, I guess
> there
> > are different approaches. The same body, for instance, could be applied
> to
> > multiple targets representing the same content in different languages;
> > another scenario as you mentioned is having the same textual body in
> > different languages, all of them applied to the same target.
> >
> > For the second scenario, having different bodies is not possible in OA,
> but
> > maybe having a List or Sequence as body would work? Each member of the
> list
> > would be then a cnt:ContextAsText with its own language and corresponding
> > text.
> >
> > any thoughts?
> In our pending manuscript, we sort of favor the container solution  as
> the simplest multiplicity disambiguation.  Maybe for this rdf:Bag
> would be more appropriate even though, I believe, there is no formal
> difference from the ordered containers.   This might be more
> lightweight than the CompositeAnnotation Paolo suggests in parallel
> email. I don't know if that is good or bad.
> >
> > Leyla
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 4:22 AM, Bob Morris <morris.bob@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Paolo-
> >>
> >>
> >>
> http://www.w3.org/community/openannotation/wiki/Annotating_a_Webpage_with_a_Textual_Note
> >>
> >> With the oa:Body typed as cnt:ContentAsText, is there a way to specify
> >> the language of the cnt:chars?  It doesn't seem that there is a way in
> >> cnt.  I wonder why? One might have to annotate with ContentAsXML to
> >> express the language, which is overkill.
> >>
> >> A related use case is the expression of an Annotation in several
> >> different languages. If forced to make them as separate Annotations,
> >> it would be tricky to express that they are meant all to express the
> >> same Textual Note.  Maybe this means that the cnt:ContentAsText should
> >> not be the type of the oa:Body, but rather of something that can hang
> >> on the Body without any cardinality restrictions.
> >>
> >> Bob
> >>
> >>
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>
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>
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