[foaf-protocols] Social Web Acid Test use case 0 - let's do it

Henry Story henry.story at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 18:09:18 CEST 2010


On 4 Aug 2010, at 18:05, Melvin Carvalho wrote:

> On 4 August 2010 18:03, Henry Story <henry.story at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> On 4 Aug 2010, at 17:17, Henry Story wrote:
>>> We should be able to implement this test
>>> 
>>> http://federatedsocialweb.net/wiki/SWAT0
>>> 
>> 
>> This was SWAT test case for interoperable social networks was apparently a
>> result of the OneSocial Web invitation only summit in the US.
>> 
>> • With his phone, Dave takes a photo of Tantek and uploads it using a
>> service
>> • Dave tags the photo with Tantek
>> • Tantek gets a notification on another service that he's been tagged in a
>> photo
>> • Evan, who is subscribed to Dave, sees the photo on yet another service
>> • Evan comments on the photo
>> • David and Tantek receive notifications that Evan has commented on the
>> photo
>> 
>> We should be able to do this very easily using foaf+ssl, ping, and a few
>> other technologies...
>> 
>>  So I am going to make it my aim to have an implementation that does
>> something close to this for September. If we can show this working across
>> our platforms, then all the better.
>> 
>>  Then we can tune down a little bit the WebId protocol standardisation
>> volume so that we can all focus on doing this piece, which I think is more
>> important on the whole.  This is not to say we should not be also working on
>> WebID spec :-)
>> 
> 
> Is this access controlled access or is everything public?

Well I'd say if anyone can comment without identity, then you don't know if Dave commented, or if someone else did. (This is currently what commenting on blogs is, since people can usually type any email they want in the box).

Then we can tied foaf+ssl identification in with ping, to let people know that someone commented on them.

To tag someone is to add a relation such as <img.jpg> foaf:depics bblfish:me .

Then you can ping bblfish:me .

Something like that? 

I have not thought it through carefully, as we just finished the teleconf.

Henry








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