2.2.3 Elements

The elements in the following table are the additional elements in the namespace http://schemas.microsoft.com/SharePoint/ActivityFeed (denoted by prefix "AF" in section 2.2.1) that are specific to this protocol. These elements will be recognized as part of this protocol only if they are present in this namespace.

Element

Description

AccountName

Within the author element. The login user name of the site user that is represented by the author of an entry.

ActivityType

Within the entry or item element. The locale and language neutral string that indicates the type of social networking activity represented by an entry or item; for example, profile changes, colleague changes, social tags, and so on. These can be used by clients of this protocol to group related entry elements in the feed together for display.

Author

As specified by ATOM 1.0, in [RFC4287], and RSS 2.0 as specified in [RSS2.0]

Content

Within the entry or item element. The content or links to the content related to the activity represented by the entry or item element.

DateOnly

Within the entry or item element. The date portion of the date-time at which the activity took place. For example, if an anniversary activity was logged with the ATOM 1.0 updated tag being "20091023T15.10.45.000-7:00" (October 10, 2009 at 3:10:45 PM in PDT), the DateOnly tag would be "20091023T00.00.00" in UTC.

Entry

As specified by ATOM 1.0, in [RFC4287]

Id

Within the author element (ATOM 1.0 as specified in [RFC4287] or RSS 2.0 as specified in [RSS2.0]). A unique identifier of the website user that is represented by the author of an entry (ATOM 1.0 as specified in [RFC4287]).

item

As specified in [RSS2.0].

Link

Within the entry or item element. A Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) and URI-related information for the subject of the social networking activity represented by an entry or item.

Link2

Within the entry or item element. Another URI and URI-related information for the subject of the social networking activity represented by an entry or item.

List

Within the entry or item element. A list of URIs and URI-related information for the social networking activity represented by an entry or item.

Name

Within the entry or item element. The name of the subject of the social networking activity represented by an entry or item.

Picture

Within the author element. The URI of a representation of the site users that is represented by the author of an entry.

Separator

Within the entry or item element. A formatting hint that specifies how elements of a List element need to be separated during display for the social networking activity represented by an entry or item.

Size

Within the entry or item element. Number of elements in the List element of the social networking activity represented by an entry or item.

Template

Within the entry or item element. A formatting hint that specifies how a client can obtain the content in ATOM 1.0, specified in [RFC4287] of an entry or description in RSS 2.0, specified in [RSS2.0] of an item. This is done by using the information in one of the preceding tags, or one of the other tags in the standard ATOM 1.0 or RSS 2.0 formats.

TTL

Within the feed element (ATOM 1.0 as specified in [RFC4287]) or the channel element (RSS 2.0 as specified in [RSS2.0]). The validity period of the entire social networking activity feed, expressed in seconds.

Type

Within the author element. The type of the site user that is represented by the author of an entry. For example, "User", "Group", "Organization", "Contact", and so on. This value could be any string; the preceding are just typical examples. The value of this element does not drive any protocol behavior: it is informational only.

Updated

Within the entry or item element. The last instant in time that the item was updated.

Value

Within the entry or item element. The value of the subject of the social networking activity represented by an entry or item.