[rdfweb-dev] Message routing

Dan Brickley danbri at w3.org
Tue Aug 19 14:58:37 UTC 2003


* Jonathan Greensted <jonathan.greensted at sentient.co.uk> [2003-08-19 15:52+0100]
> Hello RDF-ers
> 
> I have this vague feeling that we need some kind of messaging mechanism built 
> into FOAF.
> 
> Consider a scenario where I'm a member of Ecademy and my FOAF data has been 
> published to the outside world.  The FOAF file contains my name and my 
> mbox_sha1sum.
> 
> It would be very handy for someone else to be able to route a message to me via 
> Ecademy.  This would direct people to Ecademy (good for Ecademy) and keep my 
> email address private (good for me).
> 
> Is there an existing mechanism to handle/support this or should we spin off 
> into the world of Web Services at the point?

I'd suggest looking into Jabber for this...

d



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