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Re: Web annotations for physical texts

From: Graham Klyne <gklyne@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 22:04:55 +0100
Message-ID: <CALu85rUJKBwXM=GkbRp4i=y4JkTMJKHJoSUkiEy_zdeXnVqSmg@mail.gmail.com>
To: sgharms@stevengharms.com
Cc: public-openannotation@w3.org
I'm currently doing some linked data work using Web Annotations applied to
physical places, and I'm not seeing any real problems with this (just a
need to be clear what a URI is referring to).  I'm actually finding them to
be quite a powerful tool for capturing contextualised descriptions in
linked data (with a modest additions).

#g.


On Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 21:46 Steven Harms, <sgharms@stevengharms.com> wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> I am interested in creating annotations on physical books [1
> <https://stevengharms.com/research/semweb-topic/problem_statement/>].
>
> As the name "web annotations" suggests, the default target of the Web
> Annotation Working Group would be, of course, to annotation IRI-referable
> targets with IRI-identifiable Annotations.
>
> 1. Is there a model whereby we could point to a physical resource in a URI
> / IRI format (and thus join the existing Web Annotation universe, *or*
> 2. Is there a framework that might support referring to physical books
> that I've simply not found
> 3. Or should I plan to use JSON-LD to create "forge my own path?"
>
> I hope to post an example of what #3 might look like, but I'd like to
> double check my understanding before engaging in in such an effort, *tabula
> rasa*.
>
> Regards,
>
> Steven
>
>
> [1]: https://stevengharms.com/research/semweb-topic/problem_statement/
>
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> Steven G. Harms
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