By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. OpenSocial and the OpenSocial Foundation: Moves to W3C
Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus, 2015/01/01
The Open Social Foundation is moving standards work to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). There will be two groups, as described by Brian Kelly:
- The Social Web Working Group, which is defining technical standards and APIs to facilitate access to social functionality.
- The Social Interest Group, which is coordinating development of social use cases, and formulating a broad strategy to enable social business and federation.
Kelly describes one case of interest, cross-platform commenting on (for example) photo uploads. More...