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Re: Person, Persona, Profile, OnlineAccount, ...

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:47:17 -0800
Message-ID: <CABP7RbfEvmr1y1qeAxc=srQT+OGnGConYe0v1b_j9wxLKva+3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>, amy@rhiaro.co.uk, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Proposal: https://github.com/jasnell/w3c-socialwg-activitystreams/pull/60

On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 1:45 PM, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
> https://www.w3.org/wiki/Activity_Streams/Expanded_Vocabulary#Linking_Identities
>
> This is a common use case that I've been stewing over also as part of
> the extended vocabulary. Unfortunately there aren't any existing
> *common* approaches to draw from as everyone seems to do it
> differently. I've added the basic notes I've been compiling on it to
> the wiki page. Essentially, we may be able to accomplish this with two
> new object types and a new property.. i.e.
>
> {
>   "@type": "Claim",
>   "actor": "acct:joe@example.org",
>   "object": {
>     "@type": "Identity",
>     "displayName": "Joe"
>   },
>   "proof": {
>     "@type": "urn:ietf:params:oauth:token-type:jwt",
>     "@value": "{jwt-content}"
>   }
> }
>
> * Claim is an Activity type, "actor claims ownership of object"
> * Identity is an Actor type that is distinct from Person. The Person
> type can become a subtype of Identity.
> * proof is defined with domain=Claim and range=xsd:anyType. It
> provides the proof of the claim. This can easily be a JWT token as
> illustrated, but could be other things also.
>
> This gives us a generalized pattern that allows us to claim more than
> just identities but serves the basic purpose rather well.
>
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:11 AM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮
> <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> We experiment with small #IndieWeb / #PersonalCloud project, where we
>> aim at making it easy to generate, publish and aggregate Linked Data
>> Resources. In many ways very similar to what dir.w3.org does.
>> http://dir.w3.org/directory/pages/about.docbook?view
>>
>> Portable Linked Profiles: https://github.com/hackers4peace/plp-docs
>>
>> Currently we get close to the point where someone can simply generate a
>> personal profile and use it to create listing in various organizations.
>> First early adopter: http://directory.open-steps.org/
>>
>> Currently we use schema:Person and few other vocabularies whenever we
>> see need for it (eg. cco:). Most likely we will need a way for each
>> person to have possibility of creating different customized profiles to
>> list them in different networks. It would allow using description
>> specific to context where the profile appears. Also allowing to include
>> different subsets of schema:affiliation --> schema:Organization similar
>> with subsets of relevant interests, skills etc.
>>
>> Does anyone have an example of using multiple Profiles for single Person?
>>
>> To clarify requirements further using myself as example:
>>
>> 1. I use wwelves.org as my identity and personal cloud provider
>> 2. I want to create coder profile
>>  a) host it on wwelves.org as canonical version of my coder profile
>>  b) syndicate it with http://codefor.de
>>  c) syndicate it with https://mozillians.org
>>  d) syndicate it with http://labs.ouishare.net
>>  e) syndicate it with any number of other hubs / directories
>> 3. I want to create circus artist profile
>>  a) host it on wwelves.org as canonical version of my circus profile
>>  b) syndicate it with http://thewjf.com
>>  c) syndicate it with http://dreamtimecircus.org
>>  d) syndicate it with any number of other hubs /directories
>> 4. Both of those profiles need to clearly state that they describe same
>> person https://wwelves.org/perpetual-tripper
>> 5. We can NOT use them interchangeably or do NOT want to automatically
>> merge data from such different profiles. I guess owl:sameAs will not fit
>> here.
>>
>> I can recall Amy mentioning to me that BBC uses named graphs to address
>> somehow similar requirements. Also Sandro discussed something relevant
>> on WebID mailing list
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webid/2014May/0103.html
>>
>> Thanks for pointers and suggestions!
>>
>>
Received on Friday, 19 December 2014 23:48:04 UTC

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