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Re: A WWW-annotation protocol (good ideas and bad ideas)

From: <ping@lfw.org>
Date: Sun, 29 Aug 1999 17:42:49 -0700 (PDT)
To: Jon Garfunkel <jgarfunk@bbn.com>
cc: "Bjarni R. Einarsson" <bre@netverjar.is>, www-annotation@w3c.org, www-annotation@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9908291645300.3563-100000@skuld.lfw.org>
On Mon, 30 Aug 1999, Jon Garfunkel wrote:
> I can report that the basic 3V annotation encoding format uses *some* XML.
> While the poster, title, and content are wrapped in XML tags, the other
> fields are wrapped using the '|' as a delimiter. I have been able to decode
> most of these unnamed fields. Pointer-reference uses an XPointer-inspired
> system for navigating through tags.

I just don't understand.  Why waste all this tremendous effort trying
to deconstruct the secret 3V protocol when Crit provides a simple and
clearly-documented protocol and complete source code?

-- ?!ng

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Received on Monday, 30 August 1999 03:34:46 UTC

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