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Re: Identity in the Browser Workshop Report finish, chartering has begun

From: Dirk Pranke <dpranke@chromium.org>
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2011 18:30:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CAEoffTAyRA8qbBj0mDUzE4B_3T=aYOaD-kmQs3P9Y-FFa4OxnA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren@telia.com>
Cc: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>, public-identity@w3.org
Er, whoops, I meant to send the previous message in reply to Harry's
message, not this one.

As far as this one goes ...

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 11:56 PM, Anders Rundgren
<anders.rundgren@telia.com> wrote:
> You can view this topic from many angles but one thing is fore sure:
> Standardization of browser identity solutions will not follow the
> path of traditional standardization.   There are many reasons for that
> including:
> - There are very few vendors (implementations)
> - The scope is huge; from the social web to the enterprise
> - Most of the affected parties do not participate in open forums
> - Microsoft is generally absent since their browser isn't open source
> - The development pace has increased dramatically

I'm sorry, but I'm not seeing how standardizing stuff in this area is
any different from any of the other spaces where we talk about changes
to browsers? But perhaps that depends on what the scope you have in
mind is?

-- Dirk
Received on Saturday, 3 September 2011 01:31:26 UTC

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