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socialwg Teleconf 2014-11-11

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  • Chair: Evan Prodromou
  • Scribe: wilkie
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trackbot, start meeting

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/invite trackbot

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Zakim, pick a victim

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Approval of Minutes of 4 November 2014 Teleconf

Next week Teleconf

Tracking of Actions and Issues

Social API Strategy

We have to decide on a strategy for defining our Social API. One approach is Socialwg/Path towards Social API.

Federation outreach

How can we get major players in federated social web (GNU Social, Diaspora, Friendica, to participate in this WG?

Issue tracker

We're tracking issues on Github (for AS 2.0) and the W3C tracker. Is this a problem?

Activity Streams 2.0 - proposed updated Editor's draft rolling up several of the proposals discussed below

Proposal: require JSON-LD compacted serialization

See Github Issue-48

Proposal: remove "rel" from as:Link

See Github Issue-47

Proposal: remove "Natural Language Value"

See Github Issue-46

Proposal: remove as:Link

as:Link brings possibly unneeded and confusing indirection


Chair to close the meeting with the following command:

trackbot, end meeting

If you forget, trackbot will close the meeting for you when the activity dies down.

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