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Re: Community Groups - Planets please!

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:19:22 -0500
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <CAD7F2BE-5EBF-4252-99E4-A9B25E39A01F@w3.org>
To: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>

On 31 Aug 2011, at 4:15 AM, Danny Ayers wrote:

> Hi Ian,
> 
> First: congratulations! - the Community Group setup is really nice.

Thank you, Danny.

> 
> Initial sign-up to the group was a bit convoluted (I guess that's
> unavoidable for IP licensing), but I just made my first Wiki edits and
> blog post and everything worked a treat.
> 
> Anyhow : feature request -  a Planet-style aggregator for each group.

Your wordpress blog has aggregation capabilities (via a plugin). I don't know how extensive they are since I have not used them much. Do you want to send me an initial list of URIs so we can try it out?

Ian

> 
> Devolved management of the subscription list is really a must-have.
> The Federated Social Web XG has a precedent here - the list on their
> Wiki [1] is scraped to feed the aggregator [2]. Presumably their code
> is available.

> 
> If you can set up such a thing, I recommend encouraging group members
> to use tagging on their blogs to provide an appropriately filtered
> feed, I believe most blogging engines support this. e.g. any posts I
> tag "federated" show up in the feed at
> http://dannyayers.com/feed/tag/federated which is the link I've put on
> the FSW Wiki.
> 
> Cheers,
> Danny.
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/federatedsocialweb/wiki/index.php?title=PlanetFSW
> [2] http://planet.federatedsocialweb.org/
> 
> -- 
> http://dannyayers.com
> 
> 

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