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Re: Activity Pingback

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:54:06 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKiRd=OXzPL57ekJvFiVnxyJwVKuQY6tiJL6F4512fGSQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sandeep Shetty <sandeep.shetty@gmail.com>
Cc: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, public-rww@w3.org
On 1 October 2012 21:22, Sandeep Shetty <sandeep.shetty@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Henry,
> > How does it compare in your view to the pingback protocol we detailed
> > here?
> >
> > http://bblfish.net/tmp/2011/05/09/
> RESTful Pings is well thought out, espcially the HTML form and
> webID/Oauth based authentication bits
> (http://www.w3.org/community/rww/wiki/File:Client-Side_Pingback.png).
> One of my main goals with Activity Pingback, is developer experience
> (DX) and keeping things as simple as possible (for implementors) with
> a minimum surface area of concepts and options while being ready to be
> implemented/deployed as of yesterday. Activity Pingback also tries to
> retain familiarity with Pingback/Trackback for existing developers.
> The larger project that I'm working on (http://activityweb.org/)
> borrows heavily from blogging and doesn't treat things like users in a
> special way. Any URI addressable resource can be "followed" and
> notified of activities related to it. Within that context, Activity
> Pingback is singularly focused on sending activity related
> notifications (in the form of JSON Activity Streams) to any URI
> addressable resource with a good enough way to verify that the
> notification originated from the said resource.

I might be quite interested to try out the "like" use case from any URI to
any URI.

I know that facebook and google have a like button that is used in many
sites, does anyone have a button that we could use to test out the general

> --
> Sandeep Shetty
> Founder, Simpthings
> http://simpthings.com/
> http://sandeep.shetty.in/p/about.html
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