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Re: [ba-ohs-talk] rough draft of graph model paper

Great going, Murray. As Eric A. said, "Things be happening!!"    (01)

Henry    (02)

Murray Altheim wrote:    (03)

> Henry K van Eyken wrote:
> > Eugene.
> >
> > Two points, of which the second one wanders away from the main, "technical"
> > topic, but is not unimportant, maybe even more important.
> >
> > 1. On the "tool system" side of things, a comment about fine-grained
> > addessability (while mindful of that old adage that fools rush in where angels
> > fear to tread) shouldn't there be also a way of pointing to fine-grained
> > features in graphics and tables? In the case of graphics, it would be nice to
> > create a link that effectively employs the co-ordinates of a mouse pointer.
> > (Application: I may wish to point to a detail in the reproduction of a painting
> > and others may wish to see what kind of attention various details of a painting
> > have received.) In the case of tables, it might be an area the user marked
> > using inverse video. Backlinking would also be important here.
> >
> > This wouldn't be all that complicated would it? Or am I just ignorant of this
> > kind of feature is already being under consideration?
> I believe I can address the first point. I've got plans to add a
> feature like this into Ceryle, such that a URL could be suffixed
> with a query string that would bring up the image within the
> application, and draw a box or circle around a specific location
> in the document. This idea is in response to the need within PORT
> for such a feature, so that people can talk about a part of a
> document, in their case a page in a Peirce manuscript. In my case,
> I want to be able to point to location on a map.
> Java has a GlassPane, a layer that sits above a window, upon which
> I would draw the graphics. I've not yet started development of this,
> but it's in the plans. (and the early releases of Ceryle are planned
> for later this spring)
> Murray
> ......................................................................
> Murray Altheim                         <mailto:m.altheim @ open.ac.uk>
> Knowledge Media Institute
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>       The rice leaves in the garden
>       Rustle in the autumn wind
>       That blows through my reed hut.  -- Minamoto no Tsunenobu    (04)