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Place

Page history last edited by Monica Wilkinson 12 years, 5 months ago

Description

The place object represents a physical location. A place can be added to an activity or any other object like the main object, author or target. Link to place on the spec is http://martin.atkins.me.uk/specs/activitystreams/activityschema#anchor15 

Properties

Property name
Type
Required
Property Description
JSON field
Atom field
RSS field
name
string
yes
 Name of the place. Ex: "Cheesecake Factory Union Square"
displayName
atom:title
 
address location no Address of the place   <context:location>
....
<geo:point>33.9777 -118.4351</geo:point>
<poco:address>
      <poco:locality>Marina del rey, CA </poco:locality>
   <poco:postalCode>90292</poco:postalCode>
      <poco:country>US</poco:country>
    </poco:address>
</context:location>
 
id
string
yes
Unique id for the place
id
atom:id
 
url
URI
yes
Permalink to a web page for the venue
links[0] ?
atom:link rel="alternate"
 

Verbs

URI

http://activitystrea.ms/schema/1.0/place 

Examples

  • Luc checked into 24 Hour Fitness
  • Also statuses can have a place/location associated with them like Twitter and Buzz
  • Events also have a place associated with them

Notes

Granularity of location can be at the city level depending on what the actor and publisher want to share. For additional namespaces see:

For JSON here is the OpenSocial Address Object --> http://wiki.opensocial.org/index.php?title=Opensocial.Address_%28v0.9%29 

Implementations

Foursquare, Gowalla, Buzz

Maintainers

Monica Keller

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