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XPointer is a system for addressing components of XML based internet media. XPointer is divided among four specifications: a "framework" which forms the basis for identifying XML fragments, a positional element addressing scheme, a scheme for namespaces, and a scheme for XPath-based addressing. XPointer Framework is a recommendation since March 2003. The XPointer language is designed to address structural aspects of XML, including text content and other information objects created as a result of parsing the document. Thus, it could be used to point to a section of a document highlighted by a user through a mouse drag action. XPointer is covered by a royalty-free technology patent held by Sun Microsystems. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Xpointer)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'xpointer': 8 (0.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'xpointer' across all Ariadne articles: 26
  • Average number of references to 'xpointer' per Ariadne article: 3.25
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'xpointer': 1998-05
  • Trending factor of 'xpointer': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'xpointer':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. bernadette daly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Functionality in Digital Annotation: Imitating and Supporting Real-world Annotation

Richard Waller 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.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

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