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Re: [web-annotation] Rename `role` to `motive`

From: Benjamin Goering via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:58:33 +0000
To: public-annotation@w3.org
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`intent` (+1) is good for this, and my vote. It is intuitive and, in 
my opinion, the least ambiguous of the options presented so far.

IMO it's good that it's similar to Web Intents. In fact, the Web 
Intents API would actually be a pretty good inspiration for a Client 
Side API for some annotation use cases (e.g. 'leave a comment' or 
'correct this article' buttons).

Regardless of whether you agree with that last paragraph, the Web 
Intents document is just a note that that task force (not WG) decided 
not to advance anyway. It's essentially abandoned by w3, so I don't 
think we should avoid this particular six-character word just because 
some other folks also thought it was relevant to interacting with the 

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