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

Shauna Gordon-McKeon shaunagm at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 16:55:31 UTC 2015


In my calendar!

Are you looking for a space?  I have some folks with spaces in
Cambridge/Somerville I can ask.

On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 3:23 PM, Benjamin Young <bigbluehat at hypothes.is>
wrote:

> 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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