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Re: Locators, Nanotation, shepazu

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2017 09:24:13 +0100
Cc: W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
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To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
For further info: it is (as he says, loosely) based on:


draft that was part of the Web Annotation WG, but was later abandoned by the group.

I think it is more limited than the general approach; it is based on a specific type of search into the text of a document. Richer in semantics than the Text Quote Selector[1] of the Annotation Model insofar as it adds an 'edit distance'. I do not think it touches any other selector types as defined in [1].

I have not seen the fraction ID spec (and I did not install this, I am not a real Chrome user). But, as discussed before, definition of a fraction ID for something like HTML is not something this WG should do…



[1] https://www.w3.org/TR/annotation-model/#text-quote-selector

> On 29 Dec 2017, at 08:42, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:
> FWIW, shepazu has released a Chrome extension very similar to what was
> discussed and entirely based on URLs. Worth discussing with Doug, IMO.
> It's very possible the URL contains some JSON-based data but still
> (I have not tested it yet), it shows that a URL-based mechanism is
> workable and implementable.
> https://twitter.com/shepazu/status/946469391545364485
> https://twitter.com/shepazu/status/946548282377031681
> </Daniel>

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