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Re: [web-annotation] Make Selectors available for the wide world?

From: Ivan Herman via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:46:17 +0000
To: public-annotation@w3.org
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> On 20 Nov 2015, at 07:23, Randall Leeds <notifications@github.com> 
wrote:
> 
>  to items (1) and (2)
> 
> I am not as interested in a fragment syntax. I have often explained 
the purpose of the selectors as a mechanism to escape the need to 
define a fragment syntax, a projection to a single string, for 
arbitrarily complex selections.
> 
> Whether some subset of possible selectors should have a fragment 
syntax, for what media types, how that would come to pass, whether 
vendors would implement it.... all very difficult to say.
> 
I agree. I would be o.k. separating this issue from the rest and look 
at it independently (and maybe outside this group)
> I agree that the first two steps are editorial, though. Even more, 
though, I am in favor from a readability / documentation standpoint. 
It is great not to be distracted by the selectors when discussing the 
rest of the model core and vice versa.
> 
Actually, this is an aspect that I have not even thought about. And 
you are absolutely right from a pure readability point of view, too!




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