[thelist] Website annotation functionality

April april at farstrider.org
Tue Dec 20 11:22:06 CST 2005

Not to be facetious, but you might get the most flexibility with the 
most time savings from a combination of print-outs, Sharpies, and 

Megan Holbrook wrote:
> John Dowdell wrote:
>>But when I did a web search on term "'third voice' annotation" it turned 
>>up some lists of other approaches, like the ones here:
> Hi John -
> Thanks for sending this. Unfortunately, it seems that most of the 
> websites mentioned on the site have gone belly-up as well (except for 
> Annotea which is related to the site I'm trying to find a replacement 
> for). Sigh. The effort is much appreciated, however.
> Just to give a sense of what I'm trying to do with annotations:
> We're designing and managing the development of a large website and 
> trying to work with our CMS developers in helping explain functionality 
> of the comps we've provided them. We have spec docs, but nothing is 
> quite as clear as actually marking up the work. Since we've already 
> developed the html, it seemed to make sense to annotate that rather than 
> just posting graphics with annotations.
> If anyone else has suggestions, I'd be quite interested in hearing 
> alternatives (we've also thought about shared whiteboards, but can't 
> find one which allows writing on top of images, and Axure is a little 
> unwieldy for this, so...)
> Thanks :/ M.

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