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Re: Combining collaboration and annotation

From: Jacob Palme <jpalme@dsv.su.se>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 1996 12:48:13 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Karen MacArthur <forum@northshore.shore.net>
cc: www-collaboration@w3.org, www-annotation@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.94.960724124548.10033F-100000@ester.dsv.su.se>
On Mon, 22 Jul 1996, Karen MacArthur wrote:

> In this case, annotation refers to a more specific type of
> collaboration.  The annotation working group has been discussing
> annotations as documents or objects which reference or annotate
> other documents or objects (including other annotations).
> You can learn more about annotations in this context
> through the annotation working group web page at
> http://www.sunlabs.com/people/wayne.gramlich/work/w3c/annote

I still do not see the difference. Why cannot a discussion be an
annotation, with reference to another document or to some specific word,
sentence, paragraph or section of another document? Why cannot an
annotation be extended into a discussion between several people, if more
than one person has something to contribute to the annotation? 

Jacob Palme <jpalme@dsv.su.se> (Stockholm University and KTH)
for more info see URL: http://www.dsv.su.se/~jpalme
Received on Wednesday, 24 July 1996 06:48:30 UTC

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