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? best practice about extending motivations

From: Bob Morris <morris.bob@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:02:10 -0400
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To: public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
I'm finding a need for what appear to be somewhat annotation specific
motivations, typically more specific than one of the standard ones or
a few application-specific motivations.  Typically these are
text-based and not reusable, so the solution seems to add a local one,

ex:anno a oa:Annotation;
  oa:motivatedBy oa:editing;
  oa:motivatedBy ex:myMotivation;

ex:myMotivation a oa:Motivation;
  skos:inScheme ex:myScheme;
  skos:prefLabel "Integrate data found on the lab spreadsheet into the


ex:myScheme ....

Somehow having a skos concept and scheme local to the annotation seems
very un-skos-like, but I don't see what else to do.


Robert A. Morris

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