Google's OpenSocial coming this week

TechCrunch: Google OpenSocial to be common APIs for building social apps. Instead of building yet-another social network, Google is releasing something this week that provides a platform to link all the partnered social networks out there -- Orkut, Xing, Friendster, Hi5, LinkedIn, etc. It allows developers to write applications for all these social networks using HTML and Javascript, instead of FBML on Facebook. I can't wait to get thousands of invites to be zombies, pirates and Sith lords from my Friendster and LinkedIn network...