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Re: self-signed

From: Andrei Sambra <andrei@fcns.eu>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 23:44:43 +0200
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1303249483.12605.13.camel@mayu>
On Tue, 2011-04-19 at 22:46 +0200, 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."
> 
Finally something that makes sense. +1

> 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...
> 
> 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.
> 
> 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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