[Freedombox-discuss] Social Sync (was: Re: Is / Is Not)
dr at jones.dk
Thu Jun 9 18:05:39 UTC 2011
On 11-06-09 at 07:23pm, Josef Spillner wrote:
> :: Jonas Smedegaard Donnerstag 09 Juni 2011
> > I believe such scenarios are best solved using semweb technologies -
> > i.e. FOAF, WebID and RDF.
> > No shiny user-ready applications on that front yet, however.
> Indeed, however several people are already aware of this issue and
> work on such "social (network) synchronisation" tools.
> Here's a related minddump^Wconcept which I recently came up with after
> gathering the input from two workshops in this area. Its aim is to
> have integration of contacts, events, pictures etc. from the network
> all the way up into the user's desktop (and back again if desired).
> Therefore it includes commonly-used PIM-related file formats in
> addition to some fancy semantic formats:
Isn't Akonadi a KDE framework. I don't follow - do you suggest to run
KDE on the FreedomBox?!?
I guess it is useful with a URL to some more info than the picture.
> This is a nice isolated topic which is of benefit to the freedombox
> but not necessarily in all of its aspects exclusive to it. Therefore,
> if more people are interested in "social sync", I recommend taking the
> development parts of it off the main mailing list to some other place.
Agreed. Any suggestions on where to gather?
Personally (since Perl is what I can code) I hang out with perlrdf
folks on IRC and also follow the foaf-protocols mailinglist.
> At least the building blocks for free desktops and free mobile
> platforms are already developed and packaged, so having a working
> solution in the given timeframe appears to be realistic.
Sounds great. Could you list some concrete examples of ready-to-use
tools in this area - or perhaps a pointer to some summary list. It
might very well be that I am missing lots of cool progress on this
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