Webmentions was a session at IndieWebCamp NYC 2016.
Session proposer: Mark Matienzo (anarchivist)
Two potential topics:
- What is WebMentions, and how do I get started with it?
- Addressing "weird" use cases for content which are not "posts", "photos", etc "created by a person"?
e.g. items in DPLA: http://dp.la/item/316504aa5a119e17f43898cdc9e0bf4e
- International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) - image resources, sequences, etc.; use cases around notifications around annotations:
What is Webmention used for?
- Let site A know that site B is linking to a page/post.
- Start to collect or present that information
- "If it's on the web, it can be used with Webmentions."
- Before webmentions, there were trackbacks, but they had many issues. Cf. Pingbacks (see illustration):
- WebMention spec: https://www.w3.org/TR/webmention/
Are there motivating use cases around attribution/citation?
- Looking at @aaronpk's site: http://aaronparecki.com/notes/2016/01/04/2/harry-potter-clock#comments
- Re: citation: Discusion from IWC 2015 PDX on bibliographic data: http://etherpad.indiewebcamp.com/catalog
- Bridgy - https://brid.gy/ - proxy/integration layer for other platforms e.g. Twitter, etc.
- Note references in spec with how to deal with JSON
- Mark M talking about IIIF (http://iiif.io) usecases around WebMention: - see * https://groups.google.com/d/msg/iiif-discuss/CfSzsg0qiRM/o8FMrpk5DAAJ and following messages in the thread
Note conversation between aaronpk and tantek in IRC:
14:45 <@tantek> aaronpk: do your /collection posts send webmentions to the things being collected? 14:45 <@aaronpk> yes, just like any other post 14:46 <@tantek> if you receive a webmention to one of your posts that it is in a collection on someone else's site, do you show anything different on that post? like "this post has been placed into N collections?" or "this post was collected into ... "? 14:46 <@aaronpk> nope, I don't know how to tell if a post is in a collection 14:47 <@tantek> how do your /collection posts link to the stuff they collect? 14:47 <@aaronpk> the collection post is an h-entry, and it contains many children which are all h-cite objects 14:48 <@aaronpk> that seems like an okay pattern, i hadn't thought about checking the reverse
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