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Re: transfer of URI/WebID ownership

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:01:33 +0200
Cc: nathan@webr3.org, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>, Read-Write-Web <public-rww@w3.org>
Message-Id: <02E31238-CAB3-461D-8E3A-AE7EA397B25D@bblfish.net>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>

On 11 Oct 2012, at 13:31, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:

> 
> On 10 Oct 2012, at 11:12, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> On 10 Oct 2012, at 01:37, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Was just thinking.. if I let my domain expire (webr3.org), then somebody else can assume my WebIdentity.
>>> 
>>> How would I invalidate that WebID <http://webr3.org/nathan#me> and use a new one?
>> 
>> The same problem will exist with all forms of naming  schemes I think. If you use a Tor server tied to a cryptographic key you can loose your key.
>> 
>> One thing to do would be to let all the people who you form you social network with 
>> know to change your webid. 
>> 
>> The best is to do this before you loose your domain, perhaps by having your WebID profile
>> redirect with a 301 to your new profile. The new profile would for a time have your old
>> and your new WebID linked by owl:sameAs.
>> 
>> But I think the question is here: is a 301
> 
> A duh. I meant a 302 Moved Permanently! I think I got that wrong in most of this
> thread. 
> 
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webid/2012Apr/0006.html

Arg! No I think Tim was wrong in that post. It is 301 Moved Permanently
http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec10.html#sec10.3.2

> 
>> also a signal of a change of WebID, since
>> the document has moved permanently, do #uris in the old document also need to be
>> moved permanently?
>> 
>> Henry
>> 
>> 
>> Social Web Architect
>> http://bblfish.net/
>> 
> 
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
> 

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