ISSUE-34: Context vs. Motivation

Context vs. Motivation

State:
CLOSED
Product:
Activity Streams 2.0
Raised by:
James Snell
Opened on:
2015-03-24
Description:
The "context" property in the current vocabulary is a carry over from the AS 1.0 base schema that is intended to provide additional contextual information about an activity. The meaning is rather vague and undefined. It's largely intended to provide a means of describing WHY an activity occurred or within what context is occurred.

The Web Annotation model has a similar but better defined approach using it's "motivations" concept. An Annotation is always "motivated" by something. We ought to reevaluate "context" and see if it makes sense to keep it as currently "defined" in the core vocabulary or switch to something that is more aligned with the Web Annotation "motivation".
Related Actions Items:
No related actions
Related emails:
  1. Open Issues in the Tracker (from jasnell@gmail.com on 2015-08-12)
  2. Re: AS2 Issues List (from jasnell@gmail.com on 2015-03-31)
  3. Re: AS2 Issues List (from perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org on 2015-03-31)
  4. AS2 Issues List (from jasnell@gmail.com on 2015-03-31)
  5. social-ISSUE-34: Context vs. Motivation (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2015-03-24)

Related notes:

Withdrawn

James Snell, 1 Dec 2015, 17:33:09

Display change log ATOM feed


Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, Evan Prodromou <evan@e14n.com>, Chairs, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, Amy Guy <rhiaro@w3.org>, Staff Contacts
Tracker: documentation, (configuration for this group), originally developed by Dean Jackson, is developed and maintained by the Systems Team <w3t-sys@w3.org>.
$Id: index.php,v 1.325 2014-09-10 21:42:02 ted Exp $