Re: Call for Consensus: Publish First Public Working Draft of FindText API, respond by 14 October

Hi, RaphaŽlĖ

Yes, this is one narrowly-scoped piece of generalized functionality that 
we hope can get broad agreement and implementation.

It's just one of the building blocks of a full set of robust anchoring 
features, some of which might be standardized, but which may actually be 
done in script. We'll most likely gather together those pieces in the 
sort of umbrella document you suggestÖ maybe something like "Mapping Web 
Annotation Data Model Selectors to Client-side APIs" (or something more 


On 10/7/15 11:56 AM, RaphaŽl Troncy wrote:
>>> This is a call for consensus (CfC) to publish a First Public Working
>>> Draft (FPWD) of FindText API; deadline 14 October (1 week)
>>> This FindText API is joint deliverable of the WebApps WG and Web
>>> Annotation WG (listed as "Robust Anchoring" in the charters [1], [2]).
> +1 for publishing this document as FPWD but one clarification request:
> the original "Robust Anchoring" had a wide scope covering various types
> of documents while the FindText API document focuses on textual
> documents. Would there be another "umbrella document" produced by the
> Working Group that would refer to various specifications to perform
> robust anchoring on various type of documents, such as listing the
> FindText API, the CSV fragment RFC 7111, the Media Fragments API, etc. ?
> Best regards.
>    RaphaŽl

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