[Bookreader] [OLPC library] Annotations, revisited

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 10:58:01 EST 2010


On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 8:31 AM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 12:34 AM, Samuel Klein <meta.sj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just chatted this afternoon with Andi Gros, who is quite interested
>> in seeing annotations added to our bookreader's repertoire.  I hope we
>> can make some progress there, now that we have a growing active
>> audience of users, who will want more than author and title to figure
>> out what texts to use for what purposes!
> We've had support for annotations in our ebook reader for quite some
> time. Is there something specific you are looking for?
> -walter
>> Starting with something simple like "a global/local-network list of
>> reviews/notes/comments organized by title" without worrying about
>> different versions of works or annotations of specific words or
>> sentences, could be very usable.
>> Is anyone actively working on something like this atm?  I also chatted
>> briefly with the founder of RatePoint, who have been following OLPC
>> for some time and interested in making global reviews by 'product' or
>> 'entity' happen with a simple web interface.
>> SJ
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