Overview of content related to 'xpointer' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/2707/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=richard%20waller&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Functionality in Digital Annotation: Imitating and Supporting Real-world Annotation http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/waller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue35/waller#author1">Richard Waller</a> looks at both pre-digital and digital concepts of annotation, with a view to how annotation tools might be used in the subject-gateway environment.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Long before the first Roman scrawled (possibly a term such as "detritus") in the margin of something he was reading, people had been making annotations against something they had read or seen, however uncomplimentary. It is more than likely that the first annotation occurred the moment the person making it was able to find a suitable implement with which to scrawl his or her opinion against the original. Annotating may be defined as making or furnishing critical or explanatory notes or comment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue35/waller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue35 feature article richard waller amazon jisc ukoln w3c archives authentication browser cloud computing copyright data database digital library higher education html hypertext identifier information retrieval managed learning environment metadata modelling multimedia provenance repositories research resource description search technology software standards subject gateway uml url video vle web browser xml xpointer Tue, 29 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000 editor 944 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk