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Re: [web-annotation] "Open" or "Web" Annotation

From: Ivan Herman via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:22:25 +0000
To: public-annotation@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-118272210-1435911744-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
There have already been discussions that may lead to (minor, but 
nevertheless existing) changes in spec. On the other hand, the WG's 
document has no official trace back to the OADM, and this may lead to 
confusion. Consequently, changing the name of the document seems to be
 a cleaner way forward.

I am sensitive to the namespace issue but, in fact, the same issue 
applies. The namespace may change (maybe some domain or range 
specifications will change, for example), so having a new namespace 
set at the beginning of the work is a small investment that may pay 
off in the future. RDF based implementations can simply change a URI 
in the namespace declaration, nobody forces them to change the prefix,
 ie, it does not seem to be a hugely expensive move (though indeed a 

Bottom line: I am in favour of the change, even if I realize it is not
 an obvious move.

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