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Re: Understanding Activity Dialog

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2012 18:15:45 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhL4-RZXXVXd93HSVktGxbPq-gK5=mh9fezNr+XM5bBFZw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sandeep Shetty <sandeep.shetty@gmail.com>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
On 14 October 2012 08:16, Sandeep Shetty <sandeep.shetty@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Melvin,
>
> This is the least documented of the lot. I'm hoping to fix it while
> working on the proof of concept I mentioned earlier.
>
> So the first iteration of Activity Dialog is a quick hack and here is
> how it might work (say for example the "like" verb):
> * The webapp you use to publish/consume content (Activity Web
> implementation) will give you a bookmarklet that you can add to your
> bookmarks bar.
> * When you visit a resource (profile page, blog post, image, video,
> etc.) you want to like, you click on the bookmarklet which opens up a
> popup window loading the Activity Dialog on your webapp which is just
> a form that lets you capture an activity. The Activity Dialog
> pre-fills the current URL as the Object URL for the activity and the
> title (if present) as the displayName. It uses your profile page (on
> the webapp) as the Actor URL and (for now) selects the verb "like".
> (The next version could have a drop-down for the verb and present
> other verbs, for example, allowing comments.)
> * Publishing this activity happens on your webapp and it sends an
> Activity Pingback to the resource that was the object of the activity.
>

I've also started looking at facebook dialogs

http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/dialogs/

Do you think this could be made compatible?


>
> --
> Sandeep Shetty
>
>
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Melvin Carvalho
> <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> > HI Sandeep
> >
> > Thanks for providing some very well presented documentation.  I've been
> > looking at activity dialog.
> >
> > http://activitydialog.org/
> >
> > [[
> >
> > A method to open an Activity Dialog, a resource that the user controls,
> that
> > allows them to create an activity stream entry on their website, the
> object
> > of which can be any URI addressable resource. This could be implemented
> as a
> > simple bookmarklet that prefills the object of the activity with the
> current
> > URL and/or the selected text as content.
> >
> > The activity stream entry should trigger an Activity Pingback to the
> object
> > and a PubSubHubbub push for followers.
> >
> > ]]
> >
> >
> > I'm not 100% sure I've grasped the whole concept.  Would it be possible
> to
> > give an example or describe the user experience in a little more detail?
>
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