Re: Mozilla based Nareau

From: Jack Park (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 20:18:30 PDT

Annozilla is just a bunch of XUL and javascript files. It should be
workable on any platform when running with Mozilla 9 or greater.

I don't know about nareau. Looks like we'll all have to wait for that
one. At the moment, it seems to need IE5.


At 11:59 AM 7/7/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Jack Park wrote:
> >
> > Very interesting. Notice on the side bar, there is another project:
> >
> > "This is the the Annozilla project, designed to view and create annotations
> > associated with a web page, as defined by the W3C Annotea project. The idea
> > is to store annotations as RDF on a server, using XPointer (or at least
> > XPointer-like constructs) to identify the region of the document being
> > annotated.
> > The intention of Annozilla is to use Mozilla's native facilities to
> > manipulate annotation data - its built-in RDF handling to parse the
> > annotations, and nsIXmlHttpRequest to submit data when creating
> annotations"
> >
> > Sounds a lot like BrowseUp.
>And an awful lot like what plink does or has announced it will do. I
>don't have a functional XPointer engine, but it does pretty much the
>RDF annotation part (embedded or by reference) as described by the
>XHTML Augmented Metadata spec I've published:
>It can harvest the Dublin Core from an XHTML document into an RDF document,
>and I don't know if anyone remembers, but the last time we talked I had
>the bright idea of being able to also sprinkle the Dublin Core amongst
>documents (the reverse process). The big question that nobody has been
>able to answer (at least to my satisfaction) is what possible good are
>RDF annotations if they're not part of some schema?
>An interesting project though. I'll like to play with nareau. Too bad it
>only works on Windows.
>Murray Altheim <mailto:murray.altheim&#x40;>
>XML Technology Center
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