links for 2011-01-13
They say themselves that: "As updates and content flow in real time around the Web, conversations around the content are becoming increasingly fragmented into individual silos. Salmon aims to define a standard protocol for comments and annotations to swim upstream to original update sources — and spawn more commentary in a virtuous cycle. It's open, decentralized, abuse resistant, and user centric."
I do much syndication using the possibilities of the existing platform, and I want to find a fully fledged solution for myself.
As OStatus puts it: "OStatus' goal is to help you to follow people on different social networks. It is a specification and usage of several web standards to allow this functionality, technically." Which means it's close to what I'm working on at the moment, although without the bus functionality.
Recently met a member of the Online Trust Alliance who enlightened me to the work that they are doing to make the Internet a safer place to do business.