Does anyone have experience with an image zooming engine in conjunction
with image annotation? I don't want end users to annotate things
themselves, but allow them to click on annotations added by an archivist.
On Nov 8, 2013 4:39 PM, "Edward Summers" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I’m having trouble understanding who the user of this content you are
> putting into Omeka is, and what you are expecting them to do with it. But,
> ok …
> On Nov 8, 2013, at 4:22 PM, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> It is sad to me that converting to PDF for viewing off the Web seems
> >> the answer. Isn’t there a tiling viewer (like Leaflet) that could be
> >> to render jpeg derivatives of the original tif files in Omeka?
> > This should be pretty easy. But the issue with tiling is that the nav
> > process is miserable for all but the shortest books. Most of the people
> > want to download want are looking for jpegs rather than source tiffs and
> > one pdf instead of a bunch of tiffs (which is good since each one is
> > typically over 100MB). Of course there are people who want the real deal,
> > but that's actually a much less common use case.
> > As Karen observes, downloading and viewing serve different use cases so
> > course we will provide both. IIP Image Server looks intriguing. But most
> > our users who want the full res stuff really just want to download the
> > source tiffs which will be made available.
> > kyle