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Re: self-signed

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 15:45:47 -0400
Message-ID: <4DADE66B.4020807@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 4/19/11 2:56 PM, Nathan wrote:
> Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> Not knowing how to deal with URI type (scheme) != a valid or invalid 
>> WebID. Today, code is emerging that takes the view that WebIDs that 
>> aren't HTTP scheme based == invalid.
>
> That's a very valid point, mapping to well defined protocols and 
> encouraging (or expecting) their use is one thing, but precluding all 
> schemes bar one really isn't a wise move, even just for the sake of 
> future proofing the thing!
>
> Fully agree w/ the approach you outline above kinglsey, if you don't 
> understand the scheme you simply don't know if it's a webid, nothing 
> more, nothing less.

Thanks for groking what real openness is about.

Kingsley
>
> Best,
>
> Nathan
>
>


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