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Minutes of Meeting: 2010-01-16

openliterature - January 16, 2011 in Minutes



Under Discussion



RP: Fix the annotation login
RP: Set up annotation tags
JHS: Organise an ‘annotation sprint’ for one play to happen in the next few weeks: emails and draft basic details


  • JHS: Pass word documents through google docs to wordpress to test text encoding problems
  • JHS: advertise final few introductions on twitter and mailing lists
  • RP: Fix 1H6 bug
  • VCF: Write introduction to The Comedy of Errors

Other Media

  • JHS: Write Berkeley for information about copyright on their archive, with a view to using images as play logos
  • VCF: Contact friend specialised in Shakespeare and film
  • JHS: Organise publicdomain artwork competition?

Other Projects

  • RP: Migrate into the multisite …
  • VCF: Word of the Day
  • JHS: inaugurate Essays section with Macbeth work, launch an appeal for more contributions
  • JB: Write to school contacts for annotation trial in schools

Minutes of Meeting 2010-11-14

Rufus Pollock - November 15, 2010 in Minutes


HG (Heather), JB (Jack), NS (Nick), RP (Rufus)


  • HG demo’d update design for front page (it’s great!)
  • JG: “Ha” wotd done. Mystery on the way and Pericles intro to be done this week
  • JG to speak with colleagues about finding images for 5-10 shakespeare plays (need to be open)
  • Talked about an Open Shakespeare ‘text-day’ in which we critically annotate a whole shakespeare text

Minutes of Meeting 2010-10-24

Rufus Pollock - October 25, 2010 in Minutes


Present: Rufus Pollock, James Harriman-Smith, Jack Belloli, Heather Gorn


  • RP + NS: getting annotation working!
  • JHS + RP: Annotation: getting started
  • JHS: WordPress: /help page (contents of current guide or start a fresh?)
  • HG: you might look at the look of site and frontpage
    • Source images:
  • JB: 2x Word of the days
  • JB: talk with colleagues at Christs esp. re shakespeare and art
  • JHS: write a short post giving evidence and source for main moby texts …


  • Annotation
    • Getting started instructions
    • (and getting started box — code shared with WDMMG?)
    • Help page
    • NS: ‘wiki-annotation’ – common, collaborative created annotation
    • Not clear what login does (or is necessary) – OpenID login
    • No display of user
    • Only show my annotations
  • Heather’s views on the website:
    • Better UI
    • How do stuff …