Talk:FLOSS Weekly 73

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If you want to, like you said it, fork the network, or fork the database, the answer is here. It's ridiculously simple, and I'm starting to write about it at timesn.org. It's a way to format data so that you can write twitter with a simple query, and the data will be on no particular server, but everywhere. You can write facebook, your email client, your rss reader, and many other things with a query. Randal, you won't have to rebuild your profile and everything every time you join a new service any more. The format is:

content
target
author
meta

And using a bunch of little files like this to link all our urls and resources together, we can build facebook and email and delicious and whatever you want. All you need are crawlers and querying systems. timesn.org is where to learn more.