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Re: annotea status?

From: Amit Kapoor <amitkapoor@mindspring.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 12:23:10 -0700
To: semantic-web@w3c.org
Message-ID: <20070830192310.GJ5046@ontology>

Hi Imran,

On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 04:48:46PM +1000, Imran Khan wrote:
> I like your simple yet effective way of dealing with annotation versioning.
> Is there a link or paper which describes some other alternatives approaches?

    Afraid we don't know of any paper. The other approaches we considered
    internally were (1) RDF List and (2) Wrapping annotations in another class.
    We dropped them because of complexity and compatibility issues.

> Also with regard to being able to annotate resources with multiple contexts.
> We recently looked at different approaches for the annotation of multiple
> regions within videos (but which should be extendible to other resources).
> Available at http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~eresearch/papers/2007/ESWC07.pdf

    Thanks for the paper. Made a very good read, as your other use case (Formal
    statements) is also bubbling up for us. As with regards to association
    between 'annotates' and 'context' for multiple documents, we had looked at
    similar ideas, but dropped them because we were unsure as to the complexity
    costs to maintain backward compatibility.  The idea has been put on a back
    burner as we have been hoping to see the Annotea community get active again
    to solve this.


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