Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
The idea behind digital annotation is that readers of a web page or document can place comments into the context of the article, like footnotes or marginalia, rather than at the end. It's a good idea and as you read this article you'll see how much thought has gobe into it over the years. But you'll also see that none of these solutions has really caught on. I think that, on a web with billions of documents, there may be a minimal granularity of reference. It may be that referring by page is as precise as readers are willing to get. Via James Farmer.

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