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Re: Associating context with an annotation

From: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 12:07:29 -0600
Message-ID: <CABevsUHuL-WV27GM4jUSdntv-zMz_=bJWv3Wy54F1UreUbeo0Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Smith <jgsmith@gmail.com>
Cc: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>, Sebastian Hellmann <hellmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>, public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
Perhaps some of the confusion and scope creep comes from the ambiguity of
"context" ?
Could we think of a better term that's more explicit about the issue that
we're trying to solve?

For example:

hasScope    (my preferred so far)


On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 11:57 AM, James Smith <jgsmith@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Aug 17, 2012, at 12:49 PM, Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > In OA the first part - selection and the context have the same format -
> is covered by the SpecificResource. When you have a fragment of a text or a
> video you always have a pointer to the whole document/resource. Did I miss
> something there?
> oax:hasContext isn't trying to select a part of a target for annotation.
> It's trying to say that a particular annotation makes the most sense when
> considered with the additional context provided by the oax:hasContext
> information.
> >
> > I could annotate a fragment of the video with a comment saying 'it is
> not consistent with the text of the blogpost'. This annotation is targeting
> a video fragment and the context is the document of the blogpost. In
> science we have plenty of similar examples for images/figures. I agree
> though that the example could be more explicit by elicitating that
> hasContext more by creating a more detailed annotation explicitly targeting
> the fragment of the video and the fragment of the page. However, the latter
> requires lots of work more that not all application/users are willing to
> perform.
> >
> I've added example (3) to the Option 1 section showing how I would model
> an annotation of part of a video and provide the context of the web page
> that the video was on when I made the annotation (and presumably that web
> page should be consulted to find the full meaning of the annotation).
> -- Jim
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