[uf-discuss] Annotations/Footnotes

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Fri May 12 08:36:06 PDT 2006

On May 12, 2006, at 9:53 AM, Paul Bryson wrote:

> I poked around and didn't see any mention of these anywhere.  Is  
> there a defined method to use for footnotes?  This seems closely  
> related to Citations where there appears to be some mention of  
> annotations, but doesn't seem to be exactly correct.
> I had a page that I helped someone out with, and I thought I would  
> mark it up properly, but I can't find a way it should be done.
> http://files.commo.de/annotation-fixed-appear.html

Here's what I see in the archive:

On Jan 18, 2006, at 8:49 AM, Ryan Cannon wrote:
> John Gruber uses Footnote citations on his daringfireball.net,  
> which would probably make a good example of citation markup in the  
> wild:
> <p>I&#8217;ve been experimenting with the use of footnotes here on  
> Daring
> Fireball over the last few months.<sup id='fnref1-2005-07-20'><a  
> href="#fn1-2005-07-20">1</a></sup> ... </p>
> <div class="footnote">
> <hr />
> <ol>
> <li id="fn1-2005-07-20">
> <p>E.g. &#8220;<a href='/2005/03/font_caches_gone_wild'>Font Caches  
> Gone Wild</a>&#8221;.
> <a href="#fnref1-2005-07-20"  class='footnoteBackLink'  title="Jump  
> back to footnote 1 in the text.">&#8617;</a></p>
> </li>
> ...
> </ol>
> </div>

On Jan 24, 2006, at 12:21 PM, Chris Messina wrote:
> Also spotted in the wild on Alex King's website:
> http://www.alexking.org/blog/2006/01/24/email-signature/
> Chris

Is there a semantic difference between annotations and footnotes?   
Might want to take a look at what flickr is doing with photo  
annotations, e.g.:



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