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Re: Orphaned annotations

From: Matthew Wilson <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 22:24:09 +0000
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.1.20020318222305.00bb0ba0@pop3.demon.co.uk>
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>, <www-annotation@w3.org>
At 21:46 18/03/02 +0000, Nick Kew wrote:

>An annotation can include its own date, and a document last-modified
>date - more useful where available.  But this doesn't help to measure
>which changes are significant.
>
>The solution Valet uses to track changes is hashing on an ESIS
>representation.  The most useful hash for testing the validity
>of annotation pointers is that on document elements.  I'd suggest
>that these be properly integrated into annotea:
>
>* An annotea client should compute a hash when it makes an annotation

 From a purely selfish point of view, can I add a requirement:

* The hash can be computed from the element using standard ECMAScript and 
DOM methods.

Matthew
Received on Monday, 18 March 2002 17:24:14 GMT

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