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From Anne Kathrine Petter√łe <yoji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Turtles all the way down (or how I learned to love math in computing)
Date Sun, 16 Aug 2009 20:20:00 GMT
David,

I would say we have all agreed that G2 is the way forward.
How you thought about how we proceed from here? Who does what?

/Anne


On 12. aug.. 2009, at 09.15, Vassil Dichev wrote:

>> Actually, I think this is an extension to microblogging.
>>
>> If I microblog:
>>
>> tcw: dickh re: #ESME standup time: 30min
>> todo: add different authentication to #ESME
>> working on: #ESME authentication
>> done: #esme authentication
>>
>> over the course of a day, those updates are meaningful to humans,  
>> but can
>> also be parsed and used to update structured data.
>
> In fact, the idea is not new. Take a look at twitterdata.org :
> "...simple, open, semi-structured format for embedding
> machine-readable, yet human-friendly, data in Twitter messages...".
> That totally defines what we want to do with actions.
>
> Granted, you won't see as much interest in processing messages on
> Twitter as in a corporate environment, but @rtm, @timer and
> @iwantsandy are still quite popular.
>
> I also don't see this as something that replaces what ESME currently
> is, but as a way to extend ESME. Most likely the change wouldn't even
> be noticeable, like when Google introduced Calculator- there's no
> change in the interface, but if you typed "2+2" or "123 in hex" or
> "sin(pi/4) ^ 2", the result would get evaluated.
>
> Vassil


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