[Standards] microblogging maintainer :)
dave at cridland.net
Mon Dec 20 15:16:58 UTC 2010
On Mon Dec 20 17:03:30 2010, Thomas Baquet wrote:
> On 20/12/2010 14:58, Dave Cridland wrote:
>> On Mon Dec 20 16:48:58 2010, Thomas Baquet wrote:
>>> On 20/12/2010 14:45, Dave Cridland wrote:
>>>> No, there's a single leaf node for *all* the published items.
>>>> And I'd argue that if you can't post to a node, then direct
>>>> replies are not supported by that node.
>>> What do u propose then to link the answer onto the base item?
>> WHat's needed beyond Atom threading in the payload?
> The problem is by using Atom that you'll limit reply node to Atom
> content then - otherwise, you'll lost the power of pubsub, even if
> Atom is extensible; a stupid example should be: if I want to answer
> with a mood, or a tune (even if it is basically expected for PEP,
> nothing should prevent me to post this)
Atom can be used to frame arbitrary content, as far as I'm aware.
Absolutely nothing prevents you from "replying" with a mood element
embedded in Atom. The Atom just buys us all the threadings and post
If you look at Identi.ca, for instance, they throw a half-dozen
representations of the post content, plus geolocation information,
profile information of the poster, the instruction manual for the
poster's fridge, and so on.
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