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

From: TB Dinesh <dinesh@servelots.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:00:59 +0530
Message-ID: <CACByC7uEeogXtrDwanPTNfe_FK=rmRqY=R3ko5LaXh-VtztJFA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ivan Herman via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Cc: Web Annotation <public-annotation@w3.org>
+1

On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 1:52 PM, Ivan Herman via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org> wrote:
> 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
> pain).
>
> Bottom line: I am in favour of the change, even if I realize it is not
>  an obvious move.
>
> --
> GitHub Notif of comment by iherman
> See
> https://github.com/w3c/web-annotation/issues/46#issuecomment-118272210
>
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