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The Annozilla project, designed to view and create annotations associated with a web page, as defined by the W3C Annotea project. The idea is to store annotations as RDF on a server, using XPointer (or at least XPointer-like constructs) to identify the region of the document being annotated. The intention of Annozilla is to use Mozilla’s native facilities to manipulate annotation data – its built-in RDF handling to parse the annotations, and nsIXmlHttpRequest to submit data when creating annotations.

Tool Type

Annotation-Commenting Tools


New features in the 0.7 build:

  • “Scroll Into View” for annotations from the sideba
  • Existing “annotate” context menu item split into Annotate selection/Annotate page 
  • Keyboard shortcut for “Delete annotation” from sidebar 
  • Highlighting of annotations in document 
  • Asynchronous load of annotations improves app responsivity during load 
  • New “stop load” feature during resolution of annotations 
  • Quick access to options from sidebar 
  • Full tabbed browsing support “Reply” functionality (Remote Server only) 
  • Confirmation when closing an editor window with unsaved changes 
  • Preferences wizard for easy first-time setup 
  • Authentication is left to the browser

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