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Re: FYI: Public Draft of the W3C Annotation Working Group Charter

From: Alexander Garcia <alexgarciac@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 15:02:41 -0500
Cc: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>, "public-annotation@w3.org" <public-annotation@w3.org>
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To: Bob Morris <morris.bob@gmail.com>
Bob is right, data annotation is key 

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> On Feb 4, 2014, at 10:28 AM, Bob Morris <morris.bob@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> This is good news and I add my thanks.
> 
> It will be no surprise to OA followers that only problem I have with
> the early draft is that it does not unambiguously put data annotation
> in the scope.  This is all the more disappointing given the quite
> interesting efforts that Tim and Ivan have pointed out in
> public-openannotation@w3.org about data citation practices, e.g.
> http://force11.org/datacitation, in the context of increasing pressure
> from funding agencies to provide the data behind the conclusions of
> scientific publications.
> 
> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 8:28 AM, Paolo Ciccarese
> <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Community Group Members,
>> As anticipated W3C may start a Working Group to standardize the major
>> building blocks for annotations.
>> 
>> Thanks to the work of Ivan Herman and Doug Schepers, an 'advance notice' has
>> been issued to the W3C members[1] and a very early draft for the Working
>> Group Charter [2] has been made available publicly.
>> 
>> Any comments are welcome to finalize the draft. The best is to send them to
>> the public-annotation@w3.org mailing list whose role is to collect all the
>> comments coming from the community at large.
>> 
>> Best,
>> Paolo & Rob
>> 
>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-annotation/2014Feb/0000.html
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2014/01/Ann-charter.html
>> 
>> --
>> Dr. Paolo Ciccarese
>> http://www.paolociccarese.info/
>> Biomedical Informatics Research & Development
>> Instructor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
>> Assistant in Neuroscience at Mass General Hospital
>> Member of the MGH Biomedical Informatics Core
> 
> 
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