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Use cases for further requirements

This section is going to collect examples and use cases that are challenging the current model. These will be used for considering new extensions and/or updates of the current model.

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FRBR/Hamlet example

  • from Dan Brickley
  • "I want to attach an annotation to the 2nd line of some soliloquy in Hamlet, and have FRBR-ish handling such that my annotation is available to maximum number of readers regardless of which version/edition/copy ... of the text they have in their hands (and computer)"
    • Need to add concrete detail, eg. case where all expressions and manifestations of the work have a matching target; or where only one expression of Hamlet is a fair target.
    • If we make the selectors too vague, they won't attach; if they're too precise, many readers won't see annotations for most pages (even on this super-famous text)
    • See wikipedia (image) for useful overview of the 'to be or not to be' soliloquy, including comparison across different folios (=expressions?)
      • "To be, or not to be, that is the question:"
      • "To be, or not to be, aye there's the point," (noting that 'aye' was written 'I' sometimes, etc.)