Socialwg/Social Web Glossary

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similar to Linked Data Glossary

see also: Social Web XG FinalReport: The Terminology

App

Software application running on local device and providing GUI (Graphical User Interface). Often HTML5 app in a web browser but also native mobile app or desktop application. Apps can interact with any number of Web Services

Domestic Server

Server which hosts your personal online account

proposed: using Provider

Foreign Server

Server which hosts some of the personal accounts belonging to other people, who your interact with online

proposed: using Relying Party

Federation

front-end

the thing with the UI

proposed by Sandro Hawke in https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-socialweb/2015Feb/0109.html

back-end

the thing with the storage and static IP address

proposed by Sandro Hawke in https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-socialweb/2015Feb/0109.html

Web Service

Mostly used in relation to SOAP/WSDL, see Web Services Architecture