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Re: Contd: WebID and MediaWiki

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 10:35:31 -0400
Message-ID: <4FEC6BB3.2080008@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rww@w3.org
On 6/28/12 9:23 AM, Henry Story wrote:
>
> On 27 Jun 2012, at 23:22, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>
>> All,
>>
>> At your convenience please test:
>>
>> 1. http://kingsley.idehen.net/MediaWiki?title=Special:VOILogin -- 
>> WebID login
>> 2. 
>> http://kingsley.idehen.net/MediaWiki/index.php?title=Special:VOILogin&type=signup 
>> -- WebID signup.
>>
>> Software in use:
>>
>> 1. Virtuoso with PHP runtime hosting
>> 2. MediaWiki running via hosted runtime
>> 3. Semantic MediaWiki extensions.
>
> I was able to log in. It seemed a lot easier than the other OpenLink 
> webid implementations, minus perhaps a couple of problems:
>
>   -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.)
>   -2  I login and it still shows me the login page - If I am logged 
> in, then there is no need to ask me
>    how I want to login - that is confusing. Instead you should say - 
> Welcome Henry, .... your friends have
>    recently edited....
>
>   So for humans you should have them
>
>   1. arrive on a login page with one big button.
>   2. if they click the button they should be asked for their webid - 
> if they don't have a certificate the server can ask them to login with 
> other mechanisms such as OAuth, OpenId, user/password, etc...

Okay, I'll see what can be done as this work progress. Note, this is the 
first cut where the focus what making an unobtrusive port of MediaWiki 
that's hosted in Virtuoso and by effect inheriting what Virtuoso offers 
naturally i.e., WebID, Linked Data, SPARQL etc..
>
>
>  We should write this up as a best practice. So I am cling webid group.

Certainly.

Thanks for the feedback .

Kingsley
>
> Henry
>
>>
>> Next stop, make a Linked Data view over the SQL schema and then 
>> showcase WebID ACLs controlling access to the Linked Data rendition.
>>
>> Of course, feedback would be much appreciated.
>>
>> Links:
>>
>> 1. http://bit.ly/MsqlAd -- Setting Up a Virtuoso-Hosted MediaWiki 
>> with Semantic MediaWiki Extensions
>> -- 
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Kingsley Idehen	
>> Founder & CEO
>> OpenLink Software
>> Company Web:http://www.openlinksw.com
>> Personal Weblog:http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
>> Twitter/Identi.ca handle: @kidehen
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>> LinkedIn Profile:http://www.linkedin.com/in/kidehen
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
>


-- 

Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	
Founder & CEO
OpenLink Software
Company Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
Personal Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
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