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RE: self-signed

From: Mo McRoberts <Mo.McRoberts@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 22:24:41 +0100
Message-ID: <4EA804DC019F8849B3304E28D3AA20FE015CE43A@bbcxues15.national.core.bbc.co.uk>
To: "Dan Brickley" <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, <public-xg-webid@w3.org>

On 19 Apr 2011, at 22:17, Dan Brickley wrote:

> It shouldn't come to that. Where did Grandma get her mailto:-based
> WebID? Can we discourage the provider from this practice without
> saying "it's not WebID"? Can we write the spec in a way that
> discourages people from pushing out such things to non-technical users
> before there are enough consumers?

> Some version of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robustness_principle "Be
> conservative in what you send; be liberal in what you accept."

> So consumers MUST understand http/https, MAY understand others;
> publishers/providers SHOULD [your words here] ...?

+$bignum

M.

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