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<p>Another solution is to realise that we can be a network of friends first, regardless of which languages (if any) we have in common. Granted, if two people have no languages in common whatsoever, they can only wave and smile at each other and that's about it. But now imagine someone who speaks 5 or 6 languages (a polyglot). Such a person will be able to make a lot of friends on a lot of continents. Without those people from different continents having to decide to teach Esperanto in their schools.</p>
<p>The polyglot approach to the federated social web recognizes xmpp, all the layers of the OStatus stack, but also email, and web linking as protocols ("languages") that can at one point or another help one application understand the information that another application (on another server) is exposing.</p>
<h2>Search as the cornerstone</h2>
- <p>One thing that is needed to make the whole web feel like one big social space, instead of facebook being one closed space, twitter being another, etcetera, is to create one big Mapa Mundi: a map of the world. We may not be able to talk much to many of the people in Sulawesi, or participate in their conversations, but at least we can see they're on the map, and it makes us remember we are all part of one world, and maybe one day we will take the step to learn a new language. At least by having a map of the whole world, we're not excluding the any continents a priori.</p>
+ <p>One thing that is needed to make the whole web feel like one big social space, instead of facebook being one closed space, twitter being another, etcetera, is to create one big Mapa Mundi: a map of the world. We may not be able to talk much to many of the people in Sulawesi, or participate in their conversations, but at least we can see they're on the map, and it makes us remember we are all part of one world, and maybe one day we will take the step to learn a new language. At least by having a map of the whole world, we're not excluding any continents a priori.</p>
<p>UserAddress is a search engine that can discover users as long as they are discoverable through one of the following languages:
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<h3>Commenting</h3>
Of course you can always comment on what you read by just linking to it. But several social networks provide a means for others to publically comment on someone's profile. This is often done on blogs (a special comments section below each blogpost), and of course the Facebook wall was a good example of a profile page that is made up primarily of what other people write on it. Sometimes a person may want to moderate what people comment on their page, and obviously the owner of the profile always retains the right to delete comments. Also, comments are not necessarily public, there are also situations where your friends are allowed to write on your wall, but also only your friends will be able to view your wall. All of this is categorized as 'commenting'.
<h3>Messaging</h3>
- A valuable way of communicating on the social web is by private message. This can be a text message, a link to some other content, but even a voice call or video chat is really just a form of messaging. Whether they will be able to reply to your message is left undefined here. What is also is left undefined is whether the message will fail (like with chat) or be queued up (like with email) if the person is currently offline, and whether delivery can be guaranteed. All forms of sending some sort of information directly to a recipient are categorized as messaging by UserAddress.
+ A valuable way of communicating on the social web is by private message. This can be a text message, a link to some other content, but even a voice call or video chat is really just a form of messaging. Whether they will be able to reply to your message is left undefined here. What is also left undefined is whether the message will fail (like with chat) or be queued up (like with email) if the person is currently offline, and whether delivery can be guaranteed. All forms of sending some sort of information directly to a recipient are categorized as messaging by UserAddress.
<h2>Other info</h2>
Apart from the tools supported by a given account, UserAddress also returns some basic info that will make it easier to recognize whether you have really found the right Joe Bloggs, and not some other person who happens to have the same name:
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