I just heard from Paul Martino, the CTO and Founder of Tribe.net, that they were working on FOAF and RSS support for Tribe. Cool. There are going to be a lot of issues such as privacy, but I think that having companies like Tribe seriously working on FOAF will bring these issues front and center and make some of these theoretical discussions very concrete and productive.

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Perhaps this is a sly move against Orkut?

I'm on TribeNet and have received no responses (?)

Gotta be connected before you can be connected?

Gotta have experience before you can get experience?

Catch-22 your whole life ???

We've been trying to figure out the right way to support FOAF at Plaxo for some time now, but we've always run up against some technical and privacy issues that have stopped us from doing more than building internal tools. We thought this might be a good time to ask the FOAF community for suggestions, so we just published an article on our blog about Plaxo and FOAF, outining what we want to do and what issues we're facing:

http://blog.plaxo.com/archives/000007.html

Plaxo is also very excited about supporting FOAF, so please help us figure out the right way to support it.

We are dealing with some of these exact same problems (you can look at foaf.tribe.net for a short summary).

I would be happy to work together with Plaxo to jointly solve these issues.

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It's open season for new XML technology. iTunes, Yahoo! and now Amazon have gone RSS. That's not all. FOAF is gaining ground too. LiveJournal, like TypePad, is auto-generating FOAF files for its users. Tribe.net is said to be gearing up... Read More

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It's open season for new XML technology. iTunes, Yahoo! and now Amazon have gone RSS. That's not all. FOAF is gaining ground too. LiveJournal, like TypePad, is auto-generating FOAF files for its users. Tribe.net is said to be gearing up... Read More

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