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Re: Community Groups - Planets please!

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 09:37:49 +0200
Message-ID: <CAM=Pv=R92foLFkPvEVDQW7vEEjcL0jBQn5Ya+hYuOe=VcsyqmA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Thanks - I'll get a list together and get back to you.

On 31 August 2011 14:19, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> wrote:
>
> 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/
>>
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>>
>>
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