[annotator-dev] Annotations over modified text

Randall Leeds randall at bleeds.info
Thu Nov 19 19:00:11 UTC 2015

There is no "standard way" because correctness in the face of changes is
often subjective.

There is a bit of history around the Annotator and Annotator-derived
Hypothesis project of efforts to use different identifiers for ranges as a
way to find text that is more likely to be correct than the text that
happens to be at the same xpath and offset.

The support libraries for this are all standalone modules:


Integration into Annotator v1.2 is not provided anywhere. Hypothesis
achieves it be aggressive subclassing and overriding of many of the methods
of the Annotator class.

I am working now to split apart more of the lifecycle hooks in Annotator v2
so that there are extensibility points for extensions to participate in
text range identification using these modules. I don't have a timeline for

On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 1:22 AM Денис Обыденных <denis.obydennykh at gmail.com>

> Hello.
> I've found that in case of changing annotated text - annotations move over
> the text. Is there any standard way to fix this?
> Using v 1.2.
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