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Re: Contd: WebID and MediaWiki

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 20:38:25 +0200
Cc: public-rww@w3.org
Message-Id: <7F2A1F40-14BA-4F09-9251-55F3F4860D04@bblfish.net>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

On 5 Jul 2012, at 19:53, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> On 7/5/12 1:47 PM, Henry Story wrote:
>> On 5 Jul 2012, at 19:38, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> 
>>> On 6/28/12 10:35 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>>>  -1. It asks me for my certificate immediately on arriving on the page (before I even see the
>>>> content. This is off-putting for humans.)
>>> Henry et al.,
>>> 
>>> Please double check the inconvenience above. I've just updated the Virtuoso hosted MediaWiki instance at: http://kingsley.idehen.net/MediaWiki .
>> A bit better. Now I clock login, it gets me to a place where I need to select three ways of logging in.
> 
> For now, I want to over state the options for authentication.

ok. 

>> That is already too complicated.
> 
> It isn't, just use the option that works for you.

It's just that in order to make the claim that WebID is the simplest authentication system around
be visible one needs to go that extra step. 

> 
>> When I click login and I have a certificate it should ask me at that point for my certificate (immediate relation of cause to effect) and when done I should be logged in, or else arrive on the login page you showed. WebID login should remove the NASCAR login problem.
> 
> I believe in killing NASCAR by keeping its dysfunctionality in plain site. At least in the short term since overt and explicit juxtaposition is sometimes the best tool for cajoling :-)
> 
> Kingsley
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>> Henry
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>>> Regards,
>>> 
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> Regards,
> 
> Kingsley Idehen	
> Founder & CEO
> OpenLink Software
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