OpenSocial and Gadgets Specification Discussion

Welcome to the OpenSocial Specification Community Group!!

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It is the responsibility of each person to exercise informed caution when posting to an OpenSocial community group. Users should be aware that their messages may be publicly available on-line in perpetuity. In other words, apply a good dose of common sense. 

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Pending OpenSocial groups structural changes Arne Roomann-Kurrik 1/15/10
READ FIRST - Messages are now moderated for new members Arne Roomann-Kurrik 9/17/09
Embracing distributed/federated netowrking as step forward from walled gardens? elf Pavlik 10/21/14
Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-snell-activitystreams-actions-00.txt James M Snell 1/8/14
Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-snell-activitystreams-actions-02.txt James M Snell 12/17/13
about Group Service in Social API Laurent-Walter Goix 10/21/13
Results From OpenSocial / W3C Workshop Ryan Baxter 9/17/13
Fwd: List of OpenSocial Containers Henry Saputra 9/12/13
Confluence Enterprise hosted service expired Matthew Marum 9/4/13
OpenSocial 2.5.1 Call for Vote Matthew Marum 9/2/13
OpenSocial 2.5.1 updates Matthew Marum 8/21/13
Re: Shindig NEXT Ryan Baxter 8/11/13
Fwd: [ANN] Apache Shindig 2.5.0 Released Matt Franklin 8/5/13
About App-Id when retrieving activities Laurent-Walter Goix 7/24/13
Migrating the OpenSocial spec from Google Code for Github Matthew Marum 6/7/13
Inline feature proposal for Open Social 2.0 Grace 5/14/13
0.0.1 Release Of The OpenSocial Explorer Ryan Baxter 4/16/13
Developer Evangelist for Jive Software Mark W. 4/15/13
Nominating Matt Franklin and Goix Laurent Walter for OpenSocial Community Board Members Mark W. 4/8/13
Kicking off OpenSocial 2.5.1! Matthew Marum 4/2/13
Introducing The OpenSocial Explorer Ryan Baxter 4/1/13
OpenSocial showcased at OMA SNEW demo at MWC2013 Laurent-Walter Goix 3/21/13
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