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Re: Can someone summarize Nathan Eagle's points?

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:50:52 +0200
Message-ID: <9178f78c0908250950g29847d5fme625fb7344c910f9@mail.gmail.com>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Cc: public-xg-socialweb@w3.org
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Harry Halpin<hhalpin@ibiblio.org> wrote:
> That would be great. Just add them to the wiki here:
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/wiki/InvitedGuestSummaries
> Note that I summarized the Gypsi telecon. It doesn't have to be a huge
> summary, just a paragraph will do - it will be for the final report to
> the W3C.

I've drafted you something from my notes.

> '''Sam Critchley from Gypsii - Meeting on
> [http://www.w3.org/2009/06/24-swxg-minutes.html July 22nd 2009] '''
> A number of businesses like <a href="http://www.gypsii.com/"> Gypsii
> are making their business off of context-aware mobile applications for
> social networking that make it easy for users to generate content.
> First, there is a real need to standardize context information.
> Second, they have to make their application for different phones, such
> as the iPhone and Windows Mobile. Lastly, they would like an easy to
> share data like phone numbers and while OpenID 2.0 can do this, it is
> not well-known how to do this in an extensible manner. <a
> href="http://www.perey.com/">Christine Perey</a> then hosted a
> discussion of standards for measuring social networks. As a social
> network is not just a web-site, the sheer number of accounts is not a
> great metric, as many people make an account but do not use it. What
> is needed is a metric of how much time a user spends on a social
> networking service, and how that changes over units of time. An
> ability to discover what components of a social web site a user spends
> the most time on would be ideal.  A simple standard for sharing this
> type of information from the W3C would help analysts and researchers
> interested in social networks.
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