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Re: WebFinger and WebID

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 07:32:45 -0400
Message-ID: <4DAD72DD.3070305@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 4/18/11 5:35 PM, Harry Halpin wrote:
>
> While I admit the WebFinger approach does involve many more steps (and 
> thus concerns for security), it does have the *possibility* maybe of 
> allowing one to see an already existing Web of Trust for certs over 
> say, Gmail users and their Gmail contacts. I haven't done the numbers 
> though...but my feeling is that is an angle that might get the 
> non-SemWeb crowd interested *very* quickly. 
In a nutshell yes!

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