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Re: Slides: High-level intro to Credentials (W3C TPAC)

From: Pindar Wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:35:29 +0800
Message-ID: <CAM7BtUqDaV0dfiphjVWuz6b2WB1Ab=_BRjJK596y=tsNWPVGzw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "David I. Lehn" <dil@lehn.org>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
perhaps  consider rephrasing as a question

i.e.

If we can't reliably prove we're entitled to do things on the Web,
then can we rely on the Web to do increasingly important work?

m2c.

p.


On Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 5:25 AM, David I. Lehn <dil@lehn.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 4:48 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> wrote:
> >> I would recommend to re-phrase:
> >>
> >> If we can't reliably prove we're entitled to do things on the Web,
> >> we're probably not doing important things on the web.
> >
> > Done:
> >
> >
> https://github.com/opencreds/website/commit/717f840c77667e839b3bb1b8fe5c66e9317dc67a
> >
>
> -1 on the old and new wording: "If we can't reliably prove we're
> entitled to do things on the Web, then we're probably not doing
> important things on the Web."
>
> I'm not sure what that means, it makes no sense to me at first glance.
> Of course you can do important things without proving you are entitled
> to do so or who you are.  I'm probably reading that wrong but others
> will too.  Need to reword that to, I think, say something about how
> there are things that can't/shouldn't/etc be done on the web without
> first proving who you are etc.
>
> -dave
>
>
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