A response to Brennan Novak

Brennen Novak just wrote an interesting post that nicely sums up some of the criticisms regarding join.app.net.

At the bottom of his post, he asks me to publicly state/clarify some important questions.

Perhaps that’s biggest flaw with how App.net was presented thus far. Perhaps if Dalton had promised one or more of the following…

I am publicly stating that, if backing is succesful, App.net will support the following things:

Long story short, as the social web evolves, we want to be able to provide the hooks into our service for users to syndicate content in and out via current and emerging standards.

Please let the above list show that we will pragmatically implement features and standards at the request of our customers: developers and users.


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