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Re: Checking on the list + Elgg

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 13:20:09 +0100
Message-ID: <9178f78c0903180520u5787d0f3w8db68657621356db@mail.gmail.com>
To: Miquel Martin <miquel.martin@nw.neclab.eu>
Cc: "Vincent M. Zegna" <v.zegna@sonetdigital.com>, Venezia Claudio <claudio.venezia@telecomitalia.it>, "public-social-web-talk@w3.org" <public-social-web-talk@w3.org>
On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Miquel Martin
<miquel.martin@nw.neclab.eu> wrote:
> Hi!
> In all honesty, I've found elgg in the first place through Marco Marengo
> from Telecom Italia! So Claudio, I think the spotting kudos actually
> goes to your people ;)
>
> It's also interesting that the Wordpress platform can be likewise
> extended (Thanks Vincent!).
>
> I think there's some vague general agreement that, when dealing with
> distributed architectures, we're likely to end up with to types of
> components:
>
> - Data providers: friend lists, contextual information (position,
> presence), activity streams (a la twitter/facebook),
> applications/widgets, etc...
>
> - And "aggregators" for those data providers, which consitute what the
> user sees, and link all those data sources into a nice interface
>
> Probably, both wordpress and elgg should be considered for the State of
> the Art if not also for the development of a proof of concept.
>
> Any more candidates?

http://www.livejournal.com/
http://laconi.ca/
http://knowee.org/
http://noserub.com/

> Miquel
>
> Vincent M. Zegna wrote:
>> It is something we have been considering also and having a good look
>> now.  Currently we spent a lot of time re-writing the Wordpress MU
>> platform here: http://myjournal.com there are still severe limitations
>> especially in expanding it's architecture to do everything we want.
>>
>> Vincent
>>
>> Vincent Zegna
>> myJournal.com
>>
>>
>> Venezia Claudio wrote:
>>> Well spotted,
>>> We've been using it,
>>> it is indeed a good tool!
>>>
>>> Claudio
>>>
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: public-social-web-talk-request@w3.org [mailto:public-social-web-
>>>> talk-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Miquel Martin
>>>> Sent: mercoledė 18 marzo 2009 9.50
>>>> To: public-social-web-talk@w3.org
>>>> Subject: Checking on the list + Elgg
>>>>
>>>> Hi!
>>>> This list is uncharacteristically quite since our last phone call! How
>>>> are things going? When do we meet again?
>>>>
>>>> Additionally, I was looking at Elgg (http://elgg.org), an open source
>>>> (GPL) social networking platform that could be very interesting at the
>>>> very least for proofs of concept regarding distributed architectures
>>>>
>>>> See you all,
>>>> Miquel
>>>>
>>>>
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> Miquel Martin
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> NEC Europe Ltd.
> NEC Laboratories Europe
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