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Re: [unhosted] Push notifications?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2011 12:51:31 -0400
Message-ID: <4DA1E013.4040205@openlinksw.com>
To: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
On 4/10/11 12:47 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

FYI for WebID IG since I forgot to cc. you in on this response.

> On 4/10/11 5:31 AM, Michiel de Jong wrote:
>> I don't think there is a way to do push notifications[1], with the 
>> vanilla DAV service that's in our current protocol stack[2]. That's a 
>> bit of a bummer, because push is nice.
>>
>> It may also be a blessing in disguise though, so we can focus on the 
>> essential basics while spinning up the eco-system (first unhosted 
>> account providers and first unhosted web apps) using only pull 
>> architecture. The good thing about a pull-only setup is that all 
>> resources are owned by the person who writes them, which makes 
>> everything a lot more manageable. We can always slate push 
>> notifications as something we might want to put into the October 2011 
>> update. That gives us some time to think about how we want to protect 
>> against notification-spam, etcetera.
>>
>>
>> Cheers!
>> Michiel
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/CloudStorage.html#notification
>> [2] http://unhosted.org/spec/dav/0.1
>
> You can use SemanticPingback or Salmon Slap for triggered 
> notifications  re. WebDAV. You can also leverage PubSubHubbub too. 
> SPAM nullification boils down to verifiable identity be it signed 
> emails, comments, pingbacks etc.. You need to combine verifiable 
> identity with resources ACLs.
>
> Links:
>
> 1. http://ods.openlinksw.com/wiki/ODS/ -- OpenLink Data Spaces (an 
> Open Source Platform for Personal and Corporate Data Spaces)
> 2. http://ods.openlinksw.com/wiki/ODS/ODSBriefcaseFOAFSSLShareFile -- 
> using WebID ACLs to protect resources in the ODS-Briefcase (WebDAV)
> 3. http://ods.openlinksw.com/wiki/ODS/ODSBriefcaseFOAFSSL -- 
> attempting to access ACL protected WebDAV  or basic HTTP accessible 
> resources .
>
> -- 
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen	
> President&  CEO
> OpenLink Software
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