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WebID Frustration

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2013 11:37:03 +0000
To: "public-lod@w3.org community" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <F33104D1-8748-423B-B14B-07FDBC687C57@soton.ac.uk>
Well, RWW.IO looked exciting, so I decided to start with it.
And it seemed a good idea to have an account, so I decided I would finally create a WebID login - I know that lots of people think that this is the Way Ahead.
I have a foaf file (actually more than one), and trawling the web, it seems that I if I have a foaf file I can use it for WebID.
I certainly don't want to create it on some other site - I need another account like I need a hole in the head - in fact, that is what is meant to be good about WebID!
Surely it isn't "Just one last new account".

Anyway, you can guess that a while later I still don't seem to have managed it.
I have read any number of pages that give me "simple" guides to doing stuff, with links to things that should help, etc. (often dead).
I confess that I was definitely looking for the easiest way - for example, downloading a program to run just doesn't seem the sort of thing I want to do for something that is meant to be simple.
Sorry if that all sounds provocative, but I am a bit frustrated!

So have I missed something here?
Is there really not a page that will really work for me?
I'm using Safari on a Mac, by the way.
And I'm trying to login in to https://hugh.rww.io

Best
Hugh
Received on Tuesday, 6 August 2013 11:38:15 UTC

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