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Re: New Draft comments: Specific Resources

From: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:04:21 -0700
Message-ID: <CABevsUHkbjFQBnmYMCXPLLdj7WNW0jetO7Bk2d6JrTB1uu3ZZw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Cc: public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
A few specific questions:

> 9. Text normalization
> (Text Position selectors) says the text should be normalized before
> counting characters. Fine, but:
> - is it a SHOULD?
> - if yes, could there be a link that tells implementers what kind of
> normalization it is?

It's really a MUST, or you can't do string comparison.

And... is this the right normalization to link to?
As referenced from:

In essence, the right answer is "whatever the browser does before you
select the text". Which may be slightly different in different
products and implementations, of course :(

> 10. Fig 3.3.2
> A specific header request would be really helpful, instead of "headers1".

This goes against the abstract examples, but so do the other
Selectors. (integer1 would be worse!)

> 12. Levels of Scopes
> The current proposal where oa:hasScope is attached to specific resources
> makes much sense. Cases where there are multiple specific resources and/or
> scopes involved in an annotation come to mind...

Multiple specific resources with different scopes, but the same source resource?
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