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Re: future of Identity on the Web

From: Hannes Tschofenig <hannes.tschofenig@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 09:19:16 +0300
Cc: Hannes Tschofenig <hannes.tschofenig@gmx.net>, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, public-identity@w3.org, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
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To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Hi Ben, 

I let Harry clarify the scope of the work and what JavaScript API functionality he envisions to be standardized. His feedback may give us both some insight into what the relationship is to BrowserID, OAuth and any other yet-to-be invented identity management protocol.

Ciao
Hannes

On Oct 26, 2011, at 9:06 AM, Ben Adida wrote:

> On 10/25/11 10:58 PM, Hannes Tschofenig wrote:
>> This scope of the group is not about standardizing BrowserID as a
>> solution to begin with.
> 
> Hmmm, as I understand it, the scope does include standardizing JS APIs along the lines of what BrowserID has proposed.
> 
> If not, please do let me know, as that will call into question my participation. I'm not interested in yet another open-ended discussion about identity-in-the-browser. If W3C prefers that Mozilla go it alone for a while longer, I'm happy to bring that back to our team and consider a more go-it-alone approach for now (though of course we will continue to do everything in the open.)
> 
> -Ben
> 
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