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Re: annotea status?

From: Bruce D'Arcus <bdarcus@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 22:48:34 -0400
Message-ID: <46D63002.2060509@gmail.com>
To: Amit Kapoor <amitkapoor@mindspring.com>
CC: Benjamin Nowack <bnowack@semsol.com>, semantic-web@w3c.org

Amit Kapoor wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 09:08:04PM +0200, Benjamin Nowack wrote:
>>> I need annotation support for an ontogy [1]. The annotea schema looks
>>> pretty good, but what is the status of it these days? Is anybody using
>>> it?
>> I'm using it for several Web2.0-ish things where a plain rdfs:comment
>> doesn't suffice, e.g. all comments and trackbacks on my blog are
>> annotea-based. I'm currently playing with user-specific annotations
>> such as bookmarks, where it seems to fit nicely, too. I really like it.
>> It's stable and simple.
> 
>     We are also using it as a basis for annotations in our platform. You can
>     see the deployed example at http://www.plosone.org/. We are not supporting
>     the protocol yet, just the information model.

Nice site!

>     Honestly it would great if Annotea could be updated. We are not sure what
>     the right forum is. Not a lot of traffic on the www-annotation mailing
>     list.

What kind of changes would you like to see? The use case we're thinking 
of here is pretty much the same as your's (though perhaps a little broader).

Bruce
Received on Thursday, 30 August 2007 02:49:07 GMT

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