Owning your RSVPs was a session at IndieWebCamp London 2020.
Notes archived from: https://etherpad.indieweb.org/OwnYourRSVPs
IndieWebCamp London 2020
Session: Owning your RSVPs
When: 2020-03-14 15:30
- Jamie shared that he uses
- Suze shares that being an organiser is not great on Meetup.com - especially the
- Cheuk shares that they would like to move away, but it's hard when the platform is easy to use and discover
- Within the Nottingham tech community, there's https://nottingham.digital/ which once you know about it, is a good opportunity to find other meetups. But need to know it's there
- Event discoverability - Google link data? make more prominent for search results
- Do we still need to be bought into silos to make them discoverable?
- Syndicate the RSVP to i.e. Twitter?
- Able to predict better with attrition
- Twitter - HWC San Diego
- Lower the barrier - through website, through silo?
- https://indieweb.org/silo.pub could do it? (needs reviving)
- Carol mentions https://queerjs.com/ which uses GitHub authN for RSVPs
- Is using events.indieweb.org/ the right place? Isn't it then a silo?
- Seb also renders an iCal of his RSVPs
- At IWC Amsterdam 2019 we spoke about the risks of providing this information - especially as it leads to the risks of stalking/personal danger as it provides information about where you are
- Jamie Tanna has set up a Microformats2 bridge for Meetup.com which he blogs about at https://www.jvt.me/tags/meetup-mf2/ - it is available at i.e. https://meetup-mf2.jvt.me/Tech-Nottingham/events/ and source at https://gitlab.com/jamietanna/meetup-mf2
- Jamie Tanna has also done one for Eventbrite at https://www.jvt.me/posts/2019/10/19/microformats-eventbrite/