[annotator-dev] changing the position of annotator viewer/editor

Benjamin Young bigbluehat at hypothes.is
Fri Mar 6 20:23:30 UTC 2015


Hey Shauna (et al),

We're go for a Tuesday night (March 17th) Cambridge area hack-night!

I'll get something more formal posted soon, but feel free to start inviting
folks. ;)

More soon.

Thanks!
Benjamin

On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:54 AM, Benjamin Young <bigbluehat at hypothes.is>
wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:39 AM, Shauna Gordon-McKeon <shaunagm at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> How's the hacking going? :) I'd be more than happy to help you with
>> making the changes "in a more sustainable way" and sync up about helping
>> with documentation--because you're absolutely right...it could use some
>> details and examples.
>>
>> It's going well!  I think I'm starting to get the hang of it.  :)  The
>> last change on my list (for now) is to modify the annotator UI so that a
>> clicked annotation causes the viewed annotation to appear and stay until a
>> button is clicked to close it.  As part of that I'm going to swap out the
>> current X delete icon for a trash can icon, since I think the X can easily
>> be mistaken for "close" instead of "delete".  If anyone has pointers for
>> where to modify the code, I'd appreciate it, though I'm sure I can find it
>> myself eventually.
>>
>
> +1 for both those changes. :)
>
> The current delete icon is part of the `annotator-glyph-sprite.png` file:
>
> https://github.com/openannotation/annotator/blob/master/img/annotator-glyph-sprite.png
>
> CSS selecting the delete icon from the sprite sheet is here:
>
> https://github.com/openannotation/annotator/blob/master/css/annotator.css#L293-L295
>
> You could either replace the "X" variations in the image or define and
> override to a custom image for that class. Doing it in the sprite sheet (or
> a new sprite sheet), means you'd benefit from the current setup of loading
> all the glyph icons at once--which is handy. :)
>
>
>>
>> Randall (an Annotator core-committer) and I will actually be in Boston
>> (well...Cambridge) in a couple weeks for IndieWebCamp!
>> http://indiewebcamp.com/2015/Cambridge
>>
>> I'm looking for a spot in our schedule that week to do an Annotator
>> meet-up / hack / discussion for anyone interested.
>>
>> An evening meet-up would work best--either Tuesday, Wednesday, or
>> Thursday.
>>
>> Would any of those evening's work for you, Shauna? If so, we'll get
>> something official setup, find some hack space (or a cafe / pub), and rally
>> the troops. :)
>>
>> That's great!  I was thinking of going to IndieWebCamp.  Are you going to
>> LibrePlanet as well?  It's the weekend right after IndieWebCamp.
>>
>
> Fabulous! It'd be great to get more Annotator folks at IndieWebCamp. :)
> Randall and I are both flying back Friday night and going to miss
> LibrePlanet, sadly. It looks like a great conference, though, and one I
> hope to attend in the future.
>
>
>>
>> Tuesday night is best for me, Thursday is doable, Wednesday I have other
>> commitments.
>>
>
> I'll ping Randall about this one, and see if he has a preference. Once
> we've got a time that works for the three of us, we'll get it set, space
> found, and start promoting pronto! :)
>
> Thanks again, Shauna!
> Benjamin
>
>
>>
>>
>> - Shauna
>>
>>
>
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