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Re: self-signed

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 22:55:23 +0200
Cc: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <45B19686-A156-4932-B508-145747B1A206@bblfish.net>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>

On 19 Apr 2011, at 22:46, Dan Brickley wrote:

> [snip]
> 
> For the sake of all our inboxes, can this lengthy discussion be turned
> into discussion of proposed text for a WebID specification?
> 
> For example, who can live with:
> 
> "A WebID is a URI (IRI, technically). Although the basic operation of
> the protocol is applicable to any URI scheme for which there is some
> practical notion of 'de-reference'[1], initial implementors have found
> most interoperability through using the common http and https
> schemes."

+1 

yep, something like this is what I was looking for.


> 
> I don't particular care for this text. But I care to see people
> arguing productively, and that's more likely when we keep our eyes on
> the prize...

yes.

> 
> I suggest an analogy with HTML's <img> tag; somehow the market settles
> on conventions for what to point to, without the spec having to
> dictate particular versions of particular allowed formats.

exactly. 


> 
> cheers,
> 
> Dan
> 
> issue: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/webid/track/issues/55
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#dereference-uri
> 

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