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Re: [web-annotation] format in the model for Embeded Textual Body?

From: Ivan Herman via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:23:52 +0000
To: public-annotation@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-131147722-1439565831-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
> Defaults, especially in the open world, seem very risky. I actually 
think that HTML will be the most common, because most annotations will
 be created in HTML based environments, and people will want to add at
 least basic styling. 

That may be true.

> For literals, do you mean the literal body per 
http://www.w3.org/TR/annotation-model/#simple-textual-body ? That 
already has a requirement that the literal is xsd:string in the first 
bullet.

Yes. Hm. The problem comes, actually, from (surprise, surprise) Tim's 
examples on the multiple body issue. If you look at [the 
example](https://www.w3.org/annotation/wiki/Expressing_Role_in_Multi-Body_Annotations#.C2.A0.C2.A0Role_Attached_to_EmbeddedContent_and_SpecificResource)
 on the wiki, what was a plain string (ie, a simple textual body) is 
turned into an Embedded Content and it then has to have (well, SHOULD 
have) a format which was unnecessary in the simple case (and also the 
language but I believe that could be dropped anyway). Ie, it makes all
 this multi-body problem even more complex. That is what triggered my 
issue...


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