[uf-discuss] Group Microformat
chris.messina at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 13:59:36 PST 2006
Oh? Do show!
On 2/27/06, Ryan King <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:
> I just wanted to point out that Eran has an actual implementation of
> this already, FWIW.
> On Feb 27, 2006, at 10:29 AM, Eran wrote:
> > I've actually been thinking of a similar idea for a project I'm
> > working on.
> > So far, I've only been interested in membership lists and content
> > (later I
> > might add group meta data like closed/open, moderated etc.). Here's
> > what I
> > have so far:
> > To show that content X belongs to a group, use rel-directory. The
> > group is a
> > container just like any other so rel-directory seems like a perfect
> > fit.
> > To show that person X is a member of this group use
> > rel="member" (you can
> > also use "owner" or "moderator")
> > To show that you are a member of group X use rel="group"
> > The membership forrmat (I call it xhtml membership format - xmf)
> > leaves
> > exact semantics of the relationships to the group. Some groups
> > might be
> > closed - the links must be reciprocated, others might be open - a
> > link from
> > a user's page is enough to indicate membership. The proper place
> > for XMF
> > links is the group's main page and the user's XFN page (or a page with
> > rel="me" to those pages). Hopefully, by "linking" the to XFN
> > network we also
> > gain access to users' profiles published in hCard so there's no
> > need to
> > replicate that.
> > Eran.
> > _____
> > From: microformats-discuss-bounces at microformats.org
> > [mailto:microformats-discuss-bounces at microformats.org] On Behalf Of
> > Factory
> > Joe
> > Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 12:56 AM
> > To: Microformats Discuss
> > Subject: [uf-discuss] Group Microformat
> > So I was going to go ahead and create a discussion page for this
> > topic on
> > the wiki, but I figured I'd hold off pending initial discussion.
> > So what I like about hCard is that I can create a social network of my
> > friends on one site, and once those services wisen up, can import
> > all my
> > buddies at once via scraping the hcards off my friends listing pages.
> > Now, I'd like to do the same thing for groups. So I need something
> > like
> > hGroup.
> > In the wild, groups usually have members and occassionally pools of
> > data --
> > like forum posts or photos. You can also have vlogging groups,
> > gamer groups
> > and so on. So I'd break it down like this:
> > --Group Name
> > | Description
> > | Tags
> > |
> > +--+ Members
> > | |
> > | +-- Member 1 (hcard)
> > | |
> > | +-- Member 2 (hcard)
> > |
> > +--+ Pool
> > |
> > +--+ Topic
> > |
> > +-- Post 1 (hatom)
> > |
> > +-- Post 2 (hatom)
> > Anyway, what I want to be able to do is not only interchange my social
> > networks, but also my groups. If I've created a Flock group on Flock,
> > presumably I should have one created on Upcoming, iMeem and so on.
> > Being
> > able to export these groups and share them between sites would be
> > excellent.
> > I dunno, what do people think? It's just like, the more social apps
> > I try,
> > the less interest I have in reinstantiating my entire social
> > networking
> > infrastruture.
> > Chris
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