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Re: Annotea Features and EARL

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 17:10:22 +0100 (BST)
To: "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>
cc: www-annotation@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0104091705060.20080-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

ooh, a bunch of good questions about any annotation system.

I'm collecting RDF annotations models together in a document,
which starts to look at these sorts of questions from the RDF
point of view. Additions and comments would be very welcome.



On Mon, 9 Apr 2001, Leonard R. Kasday wrote:

> As some of you know, we in the Web Accessibility Initiatiatve Evaluation 
> and Repair (ER) Group have been working on a language, EARL [1] that 
> describes accessibility of web sites to people with disabilities.  The best 
> way to implement EARL may well be as an application of Annotea.  Would you 
> tell us your thoughts on the following features?  (rather than cross 
> posting, I figure it's best to keep them on the Annotea list.  I'll put a 
> pointer to this discussion on the ER list),
> 1. How does or will Annotea deal with documents that change?  For example, 
> if a part of a document changes, comments regarding other parts of the 
> document may still be valid, and we'd want those comments to stay useful.
> 2. Can there be annotation of annotations?
> 3. Will there be structured annotations?  In other words, in addition to 
> free form comments, comments that involve new machine readable statements.
> 4. Accessibility of Amaya to people with disabilities is improving but 
> there still seem to be some remaining problems, like need to use a 
> mouse.  Will annotea be accessible to people with disabilities, per the wai 
> user agent guidelines [2]
> Len
> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/IG/#earl
> [2] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/
> --
> Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
> Institute on Disabilities/UAP and Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Temple 
> University
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> Chair, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Evaluation and Repair Tools Group
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/IG/
> The WAVE web page accessibility evaluation assistant: 
> http://www.temple.edu/inst_disabilities/piat/wave/
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