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Re: Facebook's definition of a Place

From: Jens de Smit <jens.desmit@surfnet.nl>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 14:56:37 +0100
Message-ID: <4CD2BB95.10805@surfnet.nl>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: Marengo Marco <marco.marengo@telecomitalia.it>, "public-poiwg@w3.org" <public-poiwg@w3.org>
On 04/11/2010 14:52, Dan Brickley wrote:
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> On 4 Nov 2010, at 14:00, Marengo Marco <marco.marengo@telecomitalia.it> wrote:
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>> Hi,
>> you may have heard that Facebook opened its APIs for reading (ok, it was available since a few months) and writing (since yesterday). I think Facebook's definition of "POI" might be interesting for our WG, even if it looks a bit too simple to me.
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> Yes, imho this is very relevant. See also their http://opengraphprotocol.org which has some basic location pieces too, in RDFa. I think dealing with multiple notations will be inevitable for this wg.

One thing I'm worried about when using multiple notations is that, as a
user/developer you will need tools to convert between one notation and
the other. Won't this be very obfuscated to the uninitiated and thereby
prevent adoption?

Regards,

Jens
Received on Thursday, 4 November 2010 13:57:07 UTC

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