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Re: A simple Annotation System

From: Julie Gibson <julieg@weborganic.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2002 07:17:17 +1100
Message-ID: <002c01c29bd2$254dfa60$3e5431d2@nsw.optushome.com.au>
To: <www-annotation@w3.org>

We have added the capacity for annotations to .pdf documents to PageSeeder
this year, we use XPointer. It needs the user to have Acrobat (full version)
and captures the Acrobat annotations into the PageSeeder system so that they
can be shared over the web. More explanations are at
Julie Gibson

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
To: "Laurent Denoue" <Denoue@fxpal.com>
Cc: <www-annotation@w3.org>; "Venkatasubramani S" <venkat@ncb.ernet.in>
Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 10:14 PM
Subject: RE: A simple Annotation System

> On Wed, 27 Nov 2002, Laurent Denoue wrote:
> >I also have a few questions:
> - how did you manage to annotate PDF documents? Do you simply annotate the
> whole document or can you select some text as well?
> - can you annotate part of a picture or only the whole picture? How do the
> annotations appear in the original document?
> The annotea protocol, by using Xpointer can address any kind of XML
> So it can point into part of an SVG image, for example. Nick Kew and Jim
> did some work on pointing into non XML documents using what they called a
> fuzzy pointer - essentially it relies on having some way of addressing
> of an object.
> There are people working on how to point to a part of a flash
> and Adobe have been working on tagged PDF which should provide a way to
> towards parts of a PDF document, although I am hardly an expert there.
> CHeers
> Chaals
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