Warning: this Working Group is now closed. It has published its Recommendations and Working Group Notes on the 23rd of February 2017. For further discussions on the evolution of Web Annotation technologies at W3C, possible errata, etc, please join the W3C Open Annotation Community Group.
This Wiki is now frozen, and the mailing list deactivated (but the mailing list archives remain accessible)
Web Annotation Working Group
The mission of the Web Annotation Working Group, part of the Digital Publishing Activity, is to define a generic data model for annotations, and define the basic infrastructural elements to make it deployable in browsers and reading systems through suitable user interfaces.
- Mailing lists
- All Working Group participants are automatically subscribed to the group's main discussion list public-annotation (public archive).
- Comments from the public on the documents produced by the Working Group are welcome on the general public mailing list
- Chairs of the group can be contacted through the team-annotation; the corresponding archives are confidential to the chairs and the W3C staff.
- Meeting records of the Working Group are public
Main Working Group Deliverables
See the full charter for further details.
Logistics and Meetings
Related Events Calendar
WG members attending related events are encouraged to share event details here, and where possible meet up with others from the WG for ad hoc collaboration. See also the W3C Events Calendar.
W3C Publishing Moratoria 2014/2015
- 24 October 2014 - 3 November 2014 (TPAC)
- 19 December - 5 January 2015
Roles and Work Mode
The purpose of the roles and work mode is to enable the working group to contructively achieve the goals outlined in the charter.
See Roles and Work Mode page for details.
W3C Working Group Resources
- WG Members with Editorial Experience
- Art of Consensus (guide to working at W3C) (W3C member confidential)
- World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Process Document
- All W3C Groups (W3C member confidential)
- Form to join the WG (to be used by the AC representative of a W3C member)
- Telco tools
This Working Group operates under the W3C Patent Policy (5 February 2004 Version). To promote the widest adoption of Web standards, W3C seeks to issue Recommendations that can be implemented, according to this policy, on a Royalty-Free basis.
For more information about disclosure obligations for this group, please see the W3C Patent Policy Status Page.
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