ISSUE-15: AS2.0 Vocabulary in many ways duplicates and efforts

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AS2.0 Vocabulary in many ways duplicates and efforts

Activity Streams 2.0
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Pavlik elf
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Currently we have Activity Streams Vocabulary which includes Core Classes and Extended Classes together with big number of properties

We also have Microformats Vocabulary, heavily used by IndieWebCamp community and various other publishers

Also early work on mapping from Microformats Vocabulary to AS2.0 Vocabulary
As of now not included among other mappings in AS2.0 OWL ontology, which already includes various mappings to PROV

Besides that examples in AS2.0 Core spec, showing possible Microformats HTML serializations also use Microformats Vocabulary terms

On top of that W3C currently negotiates with about using defined there vocabulary terms as formal and normative dependencies
* also recently proposed extension mechanism which also allows hosting vocabulary on domains other then

JSON-LD context provides elegant way to map simple names intended for human readability to any URI. This gives big degree of flexibility in which URIs we choose to use. In theory, Activity Streams 'Person' could even map to h-card from Microformats Vocabulary if it provides stable URIs

This issue acts as reference point for tracking our progress on improving current state of things.

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  1. Re: AS2 Issues List (from on 2015-03-31)
  2. Re: AS2 Issues List (from on 2015-03-31)
  3. AS2 Issues List (from on 2015-03-31)
  4. Re: Removing Activity Types not used by User Stories (from on 2015-03-25)
  5. social-ISSUE-15 (elf-pavlik): AS2.0 Vocabulary in many ways duplicates and efforts [Activity Streams 2.0] (from on 2015-03-01)

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relevant conversation on public-vocabs list

Pavlik elf, 1 Mar 2015, 14:14:19

James suggested writing note:
Using Activity Streams 2.0 with

Pavlik elf, 1 Mar 2015, 17:14:40

overlap visible in proposed terms from vocabulary requirements which we extracted from API User Stories.

Pavlik elf, 22 Mar 2015, 12:02:02

microformats vocabulary as RDF ontology

converting microformats JSON to microformats JSON-LD

Pavlik elf, 24 Mar 2015, 13:28:12

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