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From Matt Franklin <m.ben.frank...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New Generalized Extensions for ActivityStreams Schema
Date Fri, 02 May 2014 00:38:16 GMT
On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 11:57 AM, Robert Douglas [W2O Digital] <
rdouglas@w2odigital.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Given that there are certain attributes that are similar across multiple
> social media feeds (ie. A ‘like’ on Facebook, ‘favorite’ on twitter, and
> ‘+1’ on Google+ are all equivalent) I think it makes sense to break these
> out into generalized extensions. I’d like to propose the following
> extensions:
>
>
>  *   extensions.hashtags
>     *   An array that holds an entry for each unique hashtag mentioned in
> a post
>  *   extensions.likes.perspectival
>     *   A boolean field that denotes whether or not this post was
> favorited by another user
>  *   extensions.likes.count
>     *   The total number of likes a post received
>  *   extensions.rebroadcasts.perspectival
>

Perspectival meaning what in this context?


>     *   Whether or not this post was rebroadcasted
>  *   extensions.rebroadcasts.count
>     *   The total number of rebroadcasts this post received
>  *   extensions.rebroadcasts.users
>     *   An array that holds an entry for each user that rebroadcasted this
> post
>  *   extensions.user_mentions
>     *   An array that holds an entry for each user that is mentioned in
> this post
>

user...ID, displayName, or an entire actor object?


>  *   extensions.urls
>     *   An array that holds an entry for each URL that is mentioned in
> this post. Each entry would have both the raw URL in addition to just its
> domain
>  *   extensions.gender
>     *   The gender of the author
>

This would be on the actor object, right?


>
> What are everyone’s thoughts?
>
> Thanks,
> Robert Douglas
>

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