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A document in Glade is not synonymous with an HTML document. A Glade document instead refers to an entire DOM structure that is inside a glade-annotatable tag.


A referent is a given portion of DOM that an annotation refers to. Currently Glade referents are just DOM nodes that are inside a glade-annotatable tag, and are not nested any deeper than that.


An annotation is a piece of content a user creates in the Glade GUI, which is attached to a specific referent, these annotations are created using markdown or plain text.