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Re: Annotating realworld objects

From: Bart van Leeuwen <Bart_van_Leeuwen@netage.nl>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:29:21 +0200
To: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
Cc: public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OFC6F3F9D9.AAD56CAA-ONC1257B55.006AF521-C1257B55.006B0EF3@netage.nl>
Hello Robert,

Thanks for the quick reply, this looks very much like what I was 
envisioning, I'll be looking into the links you have send me!
I'll add some feedback to the list when we got somewhere.

Met Vriendelijke Groet / With Kind Regards
Bart van Leeuwen
@semanticfire

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From:   Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
To:     Bart van Leeuwen <Bart_van_Leeuwen@netage.nl>
Cc:     public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
Date:   22-04-2013 21:18
Subject:        Re: Annotating realworld objects




Dear Bart,

Yes you can annotate real world objects that have a URI to identify them, 
we make no restrictions on what can be annotated :)

It would be good to have a class associated with the resource so it is 
clear that the URI identifies a real world object and thus clients know 
not to try to use the representation.  And it is definitely good practice 
to not have a representation returned from that URI directly, to ensure 
that annotations on the RDF representation do not collide with annotations 
on the real world object. 

You might consider the Pelagios project, which does this for linking 
ancient places and objects:
    http://pelagios-project.blogspot.com/2012_08_01_archive.html

Hope that helps!

Rob



On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 9:01 PM, Bart van Leeuwen <
Bart_van_Leeuwen@netage.nl> wrote:
Hi All, 

I've been reading the webpages and the specs and it seems that the oa 
ontology looks very usable for my use case, I can make statements and 
classify these statements. 
The only issue I have is that I want to make the annotations on real world 
objects, e.g. buildings. These real world objects do have a RDF Resource 
describing them. 
My questions are: 
- Does os allow to annotate real world objects which have a RDF 
representation? 
- Are there some hints / tips or best practices that would fit such a 
case? 

Looking forward to the answer / discussion already 

Met Vriendelijke Groet / With Kind Regards
Bart van Leeuwen 
@semanticfire

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