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Re: Removing Activity Types not used by User Stories

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:57:15 -0700
Message-ID: <CABP7RbcDcOp=9LNrB7wW+6NK+TwPNYwb_Tk4pHUZ8Acq8=jqAA@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: "public-socialweb@w3.org" <public-socialweb@w3.org>
These terms are *already* defined in our Vocabulary. The question is
whether they should remain within the Vocabulary. This is the right
venue for discussing such topics.

On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 11:52 AM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮
<perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:
> On 03/24/2015 07:44 PM, James M Snell wrote:
>> The current version of the Activity Streams Vocabulary includes a few
>> Activity types that, while present in many example existing social
>> networking platforms, are not captured in any of our user stories.
>> Should we keep those or should we remove them (Note that any
>> implementation can add those back in as extension types)
>> The candidates for removal are: Achieve, Claim, Reservation, Arrive, Travel
>> Achieve: Would used primarily to indicate that actor has achieved the
>> object. This is fairly specialized and can likely be safely removed
>> without impact.
>> Claim: Would be used to indicate that actor is claiming the object.
>> This is fairly specialized and can likely be safely removed without
>> impact.
>> Reservation, Arrive and Travel deal largely with Geo-location use
>> cases that are very broadly implemented but are currently not covered
>> by our user stories. That's quite interesting in itself -- geolocation
>> functions are ubiquitous to social platforms and yet none of our user
>> stories seem to reflect that fact. Hmmmm.....
> I would prefer to focus in WG on providing a clear way to define domain
> specific activity types and don't loose our energy on such vocasb terms
> specific conversations here.
> Jason from xAPI already applied to join IG and we could work with their
> real world requirements from
> http://www.adlnet.gov/tla/experience-api/xapi-cop-directory/
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