[annotator-dev] Branching v2.0.x

Ed Summers ehs at pobox.com
Wed Oct 30 02:09:25 UTC 2013

Is it worthwhile considering JSON-LD and OpenAnnotation for v2.0? I
know that OpenAnnotation is mentioned quite a bit w/r/t Hypothes.is
and it seems like JSON-LD would possibly fit in fairly well with the


On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 6:20 PM, Randall Leeds <tilgovi at hypothes.is> wrote:
> In the interest of moving forward toward Annotator v2 I've just forked the
> current master branch to two branches: v1.2.x and v2.0.x.
> I would like to propose that maintenance fixes only land on v1.2.x. We
> should make a release there shortly with anything that's landed since the
> last tag.
> We should aim to land Nick's WIP branch on v2.0.x.
> Kristof Csillag will follow up over the next few weeks with e-mails
> proposing changes to v2.0.x that integrate work we've done at Hypothes.is
> which may break backward compatibility.
> In this way, we can continue to support the existing formats and ecosystem
> and make rapid changes to v2.0.x, stabilizing over time until we feel we can
> tag v2.0.0.
> I wanted a way to start landing changes upstream without worrying about
> v1.2.x compatibility. That way we don't have to land the WIP branch with
> tons of other changes and call it v2.0.0 immediately. We can iterate to
> v2.0.0 but things can be landed instead of staying on side branches
> indefinitely.
> Happy Annotating,
> R
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