Ooh, they are on the Fediverse too!
Shout out to the other co-chair of the Social Web working group @tantek.com , and the co-chair of the Social Web incubator community group and contributor to several Social Web specs spec @aaronpk !
Everyone who directly contributed to #ActivityPub are listed in the acknowledgements of the standard: https://www.w3.org/TR/activitypub/#acknowledgements
XRay, the library that I use to parse URLs to show comments, now supports parsing direct Microformats JSON, ActivityStreams 2.0, as well as finding a
rel=alternate link and parsing data from that instead!
This means I now get great results when parsing Mastodon or other ActivityPub links, and this is also the first step in what I hope will result in fixing the Microformats situation for WordPress, since a WordPress plugin will be able to generate Microformats JSON and advertise that in a
Next up is updating Aperture to take advantage of these new features!