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Re: Early Prototype -- Web App Market

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 09:26:31 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKZmQcraWy-fP=OAx6rZocm1F2u_+YHHC7-md0dDpnoHw@mail.gmail.com>
To: j.jakobitsch@semantic-web.at
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 28 August 2012 22:50, Jürgen Jakobitsch <j.jakobitsch@semantic-web.at>wrote:

> hi,
>
> i wrote mail about this very early where the topic was to use some
> wordpress or the like.
>

Yes I do remember when I mentioned Drupal, reason for Wordpress is for a
rapid prototype using payswarm plugin.  This is not necessarily an end
point.  I noticed that syndication has been discussed in the WebAppStore CG.


>
> now how can i dereference an offer (app), can i sparql for offers?
>

Not yet but I can look at adding sparql


> how can others incorporate such an offer?
>

As above I can look at adding meta data, I'm guessing RDFa using RDFaCE
might work.


> is there any meaningful extensible categorization system?
>

Yes, WP offers a category hierarchy ( so far i have Apps -> Games ) and tags


>
> wkr turnguard
>
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rww/2012Aug/0018.html
>
> On Tue, 2012-08-28 at 21:26 +0200, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> > Now that the RWW is starting to have social systems based on Web
> > Standards (REST, HTTP, Linked Data) I thought it would be a good idea
> > to have a place holder for apps that can be deployed to the Web.
> >
> > The three advantages of this are:
> >       * Showcase some existing apps
> >       * Allow users to add more functionality to their social
> >         experience
> >       * Add payment technology so that authors can be incentivized
> >         more
> >
> > I've started an early prototype for these two which I'll be fleshing
> > out over time.
> >
> > http://webappmarket.org/
> >
> >
> > This is a non commercial open website, donated to the community.  It's
> > based on wordpress to show a portfolio of apps.  And also the payswarm
> > wordpress plugin as a proof of concept for payments.  Currently
> > payments are working with the dev payswarm authority.
> >
> > There are many app markets out there today,
> >       * Ubuntu app market
> >       * IOS App market
> >       * Android app market
> >       * Microsoft app merkt
> >       * Facebook app center
> >       * OpenSocial
> >       * Twitter apps
> >       * app.net
> >       * Chrome app store
> >       * Mozilla app store
> >       * 5apps
> >
> > To name a few.  The hope is to make, via HTML5 and the Open Web
> > Platform a growing ecosystem which will be the intersection of app
> > markets.
> >
> > There should be no censorship, but spam and malware should be removed.
> >
> > If anyone wishes to add apps, become an administrator or help develop
> > on the system, please email me for a password.
> >
> > Next steps will be to start adding apps and work on the payments
> > system.
> >
> > Feedback welcome!  I'll send out more updates as things improve!
> >
> >
> >
>
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