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Re: FW: Microsoft's ARIA annotations proposal

From: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 09:23:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CABevsUG68UQuFZt7oLT_5bOr2puY8JJ0YQfiH5Af4+FC0YcJyA@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
Is there some aspect that the Technical Recommendation for Web Annotations
does not cover, beyond "Not Invented Here"?
I would anticipate formal objections to a new, competing specification.

Thanks,

Rob

On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 9:14 AM, Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken <
tsiegman@wiley.com> wrote:

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> *From:* John Foliot [mailto:john.foliot@deque.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, May 11, 2018 11:37 AM
> *To:* Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>
> *Cc:* ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>; W3C PF - DPUB Joint Task
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> *Subject:* Re: Microsoft's ARIA annotations proposal
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> +1 to Aaron, and I suspect that the folks over in dPub WG would be
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> On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 9:35 AM, Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>
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> Hello, I was reading the ARIA annotations issue
> <https://github.com/w3c/aria/issues/749> and the linked Microsoft
> Position Paper on Annotations
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> All I can say is, yes, we need this. With perhaps a few minor tweaks, the
> proposal is already pretty solid. It would solve a lot of real problems in
> group document editors. This would be very helpful for end users.
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> I'd like to see annotations sooner than the 1.4 time frame, and look
> forward to implementing in Chrome, and working with platform API specs and
> AT vendors as well.
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> I propose we get this on the agenda for an upcoming meeting.
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> John Foliot
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-- 
Rob Sanderson
Semantic Architect
The Getty Trust
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Received on Friday, 11 May 2018 16:24:08 UTC

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