Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Mashup Interview with Jonathan Marsh | WSO2 Oxygen Tank

Mashup Interview with Jonathan Marsh WSO2 Oxygen Tank

Jonathan: The term mashup apparently comes from musical styles where recordings from different sources are combined into a new piece. On the Web it means consuming information published from multiple sources and integrating it into a new information stream. The repurposing of information to the needs of an individual or interested community is part of the Web 2.0 trend about decentralizing power. Until recently, Web publishers had fairly complete control over how the user experienced the content. But consumers have increasingly opted for technologies that give them the power -RSS gives users the ability to publish their own content, and to consume published information in more ways than just visiting a Web page.

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