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Re: [SKOS] requirement for multimedia annotations

From: Daniel Rubin <rubin@med.stanford.edu>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 20:04:48 -0700
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To: "Miles, AJ \(Alistair\)" <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>, "SWD WG" <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Cc: <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

Actually, I have a use case related to the need to annotate entire 
images and image regions using terminologies.

At 05:49 AM 3/20/2007, Miles, AJ \(Alistair\) wrote:

>Hi all,
>I've been thinking for a while that SKOS ought to provide flexible
>support for annotations with arbitrary multimedia content, but I haven't
>had time to develop a suitable use case. However, I just noticed that
>the W3C glossaries in RDF (which use SKOS) require support for fragments
>of HTML as the content of annotations:
>The W3C glossaries use case only requires HTML annotation content
>("application/xhtml+xml"), but SKOS ought to support arbitrary MIME
>Does anyone else have potential use cases requiring annotations with
>multimedia content - text, HTML fragments, SSML, MathML, images, video,
>audio ... ? I'd like to see this become a requirement for SKOS, so a
>concrete use case (in addition to W3C glossaries) would be really
>helpful. Otherwise I'll try to invent something plausible.
>Alistair Miles
>Research Associate
>CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
>Building R1 Room 1.60
>Fermi Avenue
>Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
>United Kingdom
>Web: http://purl.org/net/aliman
>Email: a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
>Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440
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