[Standards-JIG] JEP for storing annotations

Justin justin at openaether.org
Sun Oct 10 21:28:40 UTC 2004

Trejkaz Xaoza wrote:

>On Fri, 1 Oct 2004 01:34, Rottenberg, Hal wrote:
>>I don't see any glaring technical issues not already mentioned.  I would
>>like to second the author in saying that there is no reason to constrain
>>this to contacts.  I would certainly see the benefit in perhaps
>>annotating a unique or complex transport (Jogger for example?) by adding
>>usage notes or a link to its homepage.
>Another thought... we're really talking about a metadata overlay here, where 
>information from the user overlays the information from the actual entity.  
>Whatever we do here might be good to plan for being more than simple strings.
I really like this JEP as is. It is simple, it serves a single purpose 
and does that well.

The overlay and meta info swapping is definitely a great idea, and one 
that would make a great jep. However, I like the idea of reusing 
existing solutions, i.e. FOAF.

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