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RE: JSON Activity Streams 2.0 - Action Handlers

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:05:10 +0100
To: "'Kingsley Idehen'" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, <public-hydra@w3.org>
Message-ID: <048401cefb63$4b5f3d70$e21db850$@lanthaler@gmx.net>
On Tuesday, December 17, 2013 8:13 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 12/16/13 4:09 PM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ wrote:
> > just gave it a glance and seems relevant to hydra
> >
> > http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-snell-activitystreams-actions-02
> >
[...]
> 
> Great find!

I've seen it but didn't have the time yet to read the lastest draft.


> Putting the literals "Activity Streams" aside, therein lies
> the conceptual framework for the problem space I believe Hydra is
> trying to address. Basically, back to object methods and data members :-)

Yeah. It's very similar but I don't like the notion of "Action Handlers" at all.. reminds me way too much to how SOAP was done.


> I believe this model could be mapped to an RDF based Linked Data
> rendition without loss of intent.

Yup.. this stuff wasn't invented in the Activity Streams community but is currently being worked on in the context of Schema.org. We have been discussing this stuff before and are actually in contact with Sam Goto who has been working on this for Google. I hope we find a way to align the two approaches, that's why I wrote that document explaining how Hydra could be integrated into Schema.org [1] a while ago.


Cheers,
Markus


[1] http://www.hydra-cg.com/spec/latest/schema.org/


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