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Re: Subscribing to specific channels when following an account

From: Aaron Parecki <aaron@parecki.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2015 10:38:54 +0200
Message-ID: <CAGBSGjpbwKqy_YmJTuj4=Pc01cznY7kf=DHOcDCD4517mG459A@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: Social Web Working Group <public-socialweb@w3.org>
Elf, I have the opposite of a single channel on my website right now. In
fact there is nowhere on my site you can go to see the full list of posts.
The limitation I am facing with my site is actually that right now someone
*can't* see everything I post by following my home page or anything else.

I do plan to continue to publish separate feeds going forward, so someone
can follow only certain aspects of me. I think as long as there is a way
for someone to publish multiple feeds everything is fine.

Aaron Parecki
@aaronpk <http://twitter.com/aaronpk>

On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 9:51 AM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <
perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:

> Howdy,
> I have impression that we may look differently on Follow vs. Subscribe
> as well as not give enough attention to scenarios where single account
> publishes multiple channels. I created additional user story to capture it:
> *
> https://www.w3.org/wiki/Socialwg/Social_API/More_user_stories#Subscribing_to_specific_channels_when_following_an_account
> In current silo based social web, people use twitter, foursquare, vimeo,
> flickr, soundcloud, lanyrd etc. and manage different channels this way.
> Once we enable option to maintain more unified identities. IMO we can't
> leave people with a single 'firehose' channel to follow/unfollow.
> Relevant 'prophetic' story
> *
> https://www.w3.org/wiki/Socialwg/Social_API/User_stories#Following_a_person
> "Beth posts frequently. Delano is having a hard time reading his inbox
> stream because Beth's activities drown out everyone else's. He stops
> following Beth."
> AFAIK Aaron already faces limitation of having single channel for his
> website, which doesn't accommodate very well frequent updates he posts
> to http://aaronparecki.com/metrics
> Cheers!
Received on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 08:39:22 UTC

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