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Re: Draft Web Identithy Working Group Charter for Discussion

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 20:05:50 +0100 (BST)
Message-ID: <498a36ea915870d9c1b080c35903c504.squirrel@webmail-mit.w3.org>
To: "Henry Story" <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: "Harry Halpin" <hhalpin@w3.org>, public-identity@w3.org
> sounds good, but why no mention of WebID?
> Henry

At the workshop, it seemed people wanted to focus on API based work first
such as the Crypto API, and certificates were discussed but thought of as
out-of-scope for this future working group, although the W3C would be
happy to see future work around certificates (everyone agrees current
situation is a mess). The one idea that came up was a possible future
workshop focused more narrowly on certificates.


> On 18 Oct 2011, at 19:53, Harry Halpin wrote:
>> Everyone,
>> While its still not fully baked, we'd like to open the discussion on the
>> list over this draft charter for a "Web Identity" Working Group:
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/08/webidentity-charter.html
>> Everything is fair game - I'm not quite comfortable even with the
>> Working
>> Group name. Also, there are issues of how we should scope this, whether
>> or
>> not we should split the work into two WGs (one for a Crypto API and
>> another for a higher-level identity API and hooks for
>> device/browser-aware
>> authentication) or stick it in one WG - and of course relations to other
>> standards bodies.
>> Also, if any of you are near Silicon Valley we can discuss this in
>> person
>> at the W3C Technical Plenary on Nov 1st. I'll send that email out in one
>> sec..
>> And if anyone is at Internet Identity Workshop I'm here to discuss the
>> charter.
>>  cheers,
>>        harry
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
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