Re: Some thoughts on future of Social Web XG

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Harry Halpin<> wrote:
> Hopefully people have been enjoying the Social Web XG. We've had some
> great invited speakers, and the wiki is literally overflowing with
> use-cases.
> However, we need to figure out how to transform those use-cases into
> something that can underlie the rest of our deliverables. I'd suggest
> that we, for each use-case, look to describe its functionality on some
> level of abstraction. For example, does the use-case call for "Single
> sign-in, multiple services", or "user-defined groups for privacy", or
> "ability to download social networking data".
> Of course, these use-cases can grow as the group does, and we should
> idealy reference real-world cases.
> Then, once we have those functionalities, we can check to see which of
> the social networking sites in the social networking matrix can
> fulfill them, This will serve as the basis of our technical
> standpoint.
> Lastly, after each invited speaker, it's *important* someone take an
> action to write down a brief summary of what they said. Then, looking
> at the final technical report and then the landscape provided by the
> invited speakers, we'll have a good foundation for a draft of a final
> report.

Will make an effort to take up some of these actions, going forward.
Perhaps the slides are a helpful starting point, for some of the
recent talks.  I seem to recall also that Simon Tennant was keen to
contribute to the OSLO summary.

> Ideally, we'll want this extraction of functionalities from use-cases
> and such done by end of Sept.
>             Sound good?


>                      harry

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