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Re: Transition Request: publication of two WG Notes by the Annotation Working Group

From: Philippe Le Hégaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:44:26 -0500
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: Chairs <chairs@w3.org>, W3C Communication Team <w3t-comm@w3.org>, W3C Public Annotation List <public-annotation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5001d643-a5ec-26c9-3f46-b97c6ca6349e@w3.org>
Go ahead and publish,


On 2/10/2017 11:43 AM, Ivan Herman wrote:
> Philippe,
> the Web Annotation WG would like to publish to Working Group Notes. The
> plan is to publish these alongside the planned publication of the Web
> Annotation Recommendations; the tentative publication dates has been set
> to the 21st of February. The two notes are:
> Document Title:
> Selectors and States
> Proposed Short Name:
> selectors-states
> Proposed Final URL:
> https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/NOTE-selectors-states-20170221/
> Current Editor's draft:
> http://w3c.github.io/web-annotation/selector-note/
> Record of the Working Group's Decision (with 5 working days passed since):
> https://www.w3.org/2017/02/03-annotation-minutes.html#resolution03
> Abstract:
> Selecting part of a resource on the Web is an ubiquitous action. Over
> the years several selection techniques have been developed, usually in
> conjunction with the media type of the resource. Many of these
> approaches are also expressed in terms of a fragment identifiers [url],
> but that is not always the case.
> This document does not define any new approach to selection. Instead, it
> relies on existing techniques, providing a common model and syntax to
> express and possibly combine selections. The formal specification and
> the semantics originate from a separate Recommendation, namely the Web
> Annotation Data Model [annotation-model], where it is used to select
> targets of annotations. The current document only “extracts” Selectors
> and States from that data model; by doing so, it makes their usage
> easier for applications developers whose concerns are not related to
> annotations.
>  -----
> Document Title:
>  Embedding Web Annotations in HTML
> Proposed Short Name:
> annotation-html
> Proposed Final URL:
> https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/NOTE-annotation-html-20170221/
> Current Editor's draft:
> http://w3c.github.io/web-annotation/serialization-html-note/
> Record of the Working Group's Decision (with 5 working days passed since):
> https://www.w3.org/2017/02/03-annotation-minutes.html#resolution04
> Abstract:
> The Web Annotation Working Group has published three Recommendations for
> expressing annotations on the Web: the Web Annotation Data Model
> [annotation-model]; the Web Annotation Vocabulary [annotation-vocab];
> and the Web Annotation Protocol [annotation-protocol]. These
> Recommendations define a serialization of the Model in a new, Web
> annotation-specific profile of JSON-LD [json-ld].
> This Note describes and illustrates potential approaches for including
> annotations within HTML documents. Examples also are included
> illustrating the use within an HTML document of annotation Selectors as
> fragment identifiers. (The Working Group's Selectors and States
> Reference Note [selectors-states] defines the syntax used for Selectors
> as fragment identifiers.)
> The approaches described in this document are incomplete and
> preliminary. They do not exhaust the full range of feasible options. The
> approaches discussed in this note have emerged from Working Group
> discussions and should be considered no more than initial starting
> points for further discussion, experimentation and development.
> Can we get your approval?
> Thanks
> Ivan
> ----
> Ivan Herman, W3C
> Publishing@W3C Technical Lead
> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
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