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Re: Wiki page Re: Proposal to develop best practice document to focus work of W3C FSW Community Group

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2013 00:31:03 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLj62B1kQB9ApbzqhKRVNOvSoRKfEzE+0iAUap65S09zw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>
Cc: "Darrell Prince`" <prince.darrell@gmail.com>, "Michiel B. de Jong" <anything@michielbdejong.com>, "public-fedsocweb@w3.org" <public-fedsocweb@w3.org>
On 13 May 2013 00:11, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:

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> On 13 May 2013 00:09, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On 12 May 2013 19:37, Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de> wrote:
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>>> I have started with an (almost) blank page:
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>>> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/federatedsocialweb/wiki/Best_Practices_for_the_Open_Social_Web
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>> Excellent.
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>> Perhaps one area that could be described is best practices for user
>> profiles.
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>> Roughly speaking
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>> Have an identifier denoting a Person, such as an IRC nick -- you're on
>> the web.
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>> Have an identifier that is unique across domains, eg user@host or
>> example.com/user/joe
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>> Include a URI scheme such as mailto: xmpp: or http: so that discovery
>> can be performed on that identifier.  eg you may wish to lookup a persons
>> name, avatar. blog or public key.  Ability to reverse search is a plus too,
>> so that people can look up friends via their name for example.
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>> 4 Star
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>> Have a standard API so that more information can be discovered.  e,g,
>> HTTP GET for HTTP, smtp or webfinger for email, xmpp discovery for xmpp.
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>> 5 star
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>> Return data using web standards such as JSON LD or RDa in HTML.  Or
>> something that is interoperable with these standards.  Essentially this
>> boils down to having 0 or more entities with key value pairs associated
>> with them, such that both the keys are machine understandable and the
>> values are allowed to be links.
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> Typo: RDa should read RDFa
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> Also I think it's a big plus if the user can own their own profile such
> that they can perform CRUD operations.  ie that it is both read and write
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I've drafted this as a proposal on the wiki page.  I've asked Tim
Berners-Lee (W3C) and Pete Resnick (IETF) if they have a moment to review.


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>>> Cheers,
>>> Andreas
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>>> Andreas Kuckartz:
>>> > Melvin Carvalho:
>>> >> I think Tim, both with his hacker and W3C hats on, is keen on reusing
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>>> >> standards (particularly linked data) for the social web.
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>>> > I think that the connection between the Federated Social Web and Linked
>>> > Data is becoming more and more obvious. For that reason one of the
>>> > target groups of the best practices document should be the Linked Open
>>> > Data communities.
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>>> > BTW: Manu Sporny suggested that we use a term like Open Social Web
>>> > instead of the more technical term Federated Social Web and I agree
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>>> > that suggestion. (But I would not bother trying to rename the Community
>>> > Group.)
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>>> > Cheers,
>>> > Andreas
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