[sugar] Annotation (was Re: Viewing PDFs from Browse)
Mon Oct 13 18:57:56 EDT 2008
On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 5:42 PM, Mikus Grinbergs <mikus at bga.com> wrote:
> Only when (some or all of) Object-2 gets "folded in" to Object-1 does
> attribution become important: [Object-1 paragraph3 as edited by Jim Jones;
> Object-1 paragraph22 as added (originated by) Sam Smith]. But when such
> "folding in" has been comprehensive, the importance of the previously
> existing Annotation (Object-2) goes away.
Yes, this description of folding in annotations is an even clearer
example of the distinction I was making. You can interchange material
into annotation and back (as talk pages often demonstrate on modern
wikis). Having the distinction available makes a new level of
>> _Why_ do you prefer immutable history to destructive updates?
> - Respect for the author's copyright.
> - Ability to "back out" changes.
> - Clear identification of what *has* been changed.
> [Not all works carry versions / "history_audits" alongside.]
> - To identify "who screwed it up".
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