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From Avdhesh Yadav <...@avdheshyadav.com>
Subject Re: Social API for PhotArk
Date Tue, 17 May 2011 18:12:17 GMT
On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 11:45 AM, Umashanthi Pavalanathan <
umashanthip@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi devs,
>
> As part of the GSoC project on 'Adding Social Features to PhotArk' [0],
> currently I am working on building a social API for PhotArk.
> The purpose of this is to enable support for social features in the PhotArk
> back-end and to enable persisting social data. As discussed in an earlier
> thread [1], I am planning to build the API based on the Open Social data
> specification 1.0 [2]. It has two parts: Primary Social Data[3] and
> Additional Social Data[4]. Supporting the primary data is essential. I
> would
> like to know the thoughts of you about supporting the additional social
> data, considering its usage in PhortArk.
>
Can you please explain a bit more what are additional social data

> In my opinion, it will be fine to use String data type for fields like
> Address, Organization, Name (firstname & lastname) etc. Your valuable
> thoughts are much appreciated.
>
Yes I think String data type for the above fields are fine.

>
>
> [0]
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/PHOTARKxWIKI/Adding+Social+Features+to+PhotArk
> [1]
>
> http://www.mail-archive.com/photark-dev@incubator.apache.org/index.html#01141
> [2]
> http://opensocial-resources.googlecode.com/svn/spec/1.0/Social-Data.xml
> [3]
>
> http://opensocial-resources.googlecode.com/svn/spec/1.0/Social-Data.xml#primary-social-data
> [4]
>
> http://opensocial-resources.googlecode.com/svn/spec/1.0/Social-Data.xml#rfc.section.3
>
> Thanks,
> ~Umashanthi
>



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