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Re: Web annotations for physical texts

From: Christopher Blackwell <cwblackwell@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 22:54:06 -0400
Message-Id: <4AFC3D63-356B-424D-BC0E-ABD7463BC3FF@gmail.com>
Cc: Steven Harms <sgharms@stevengharms.com>
To: public-openannotation@w3.org
Dear Steven,

The CTS URN might be helpful:


Part of the CITE Architecture: http://cite-architecture.github.io

(Disclosure: This is a thing I’ve worked on over the years.)

This blog post points to some live examples of real data integrated with CTS URNs: 


If this looks at all interesting, please don’t hesitate to send along further questions.

Chris B.

Christopher W. Blackwell
The Louis G. Forgione University Professor
Department of Classics
Furman University

> On Oct 10, 2018, at 1:57 PM, 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/ <https://stevengharms.com/research/semweb-topic/problem_statement/>
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> Steven G. Harms
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