Abstract

This document provides a reference source for different classes of Annotation for use within the Open Annotation Frameowork.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
     1.1 Namespaces Used
2. Annotation Type List

Appendices

A. Acknowledgements
B. Change Log


1. Introduction

This document provides a reference source for different classes of Annotation for use within the Open Annotation Frameowork.

Development of new Annotation classes can take place on the Open Annotation Wiki, or within external communities. To have a class added to the list, please send a mail to the Open Annotation Google Group.

1.1 Namespaces Used

This specification uses the following namespaces and prefixes to indicate those namespaces:

Prefix Namespace URI Description
aos http://purl.org/ao/selectors/ Annotation Ontology Selectors
cnt http://www.w3.org/2008/content# Content in RDF
dc http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/ Dublin Core elements
dcterms http://purl.org/dc/terms/ Dublin Core terms
dcmitypes http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/ Dublin Core types
foaf http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/ Friend of a Friend vocabulary
oac http://www.openannotation.org/ns/ OAC vocabulary
rdf http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns# RDF vocabulary
rdfs http://www.w3.org/2001/01/rdf-schema# RDF Schema vocabulary

2. Annotation Type List

This document will list the known subclasses of oac:Annotation.

Currently only two are known, Reply and DataAnnotation, and they are defined in the main Open Annotation Guidelines document.

A. Acknowledgements

The editors would like to thank the following for their valuable contributions:

B. Change Log

Date Editor Description
2011-08-10 rsanderson Initial (beta) release
 
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