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Re: Position Paper for W3C Workshop on Identity

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 23:47:27 +0200
Message-Id: <B1496B5E-77C5-4542-8FDD-C71365C5CF25@bblfish.net>
To: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Thanks for the feedback all. I have had a Manhattan to relax in the meantime though
- very well served by a Parision barman who set up shop in Fontainebleau - and so,
well, I am not quite in the mood to work right now on this. But there are good points
which I think should be easy to solve with a few minor adjustments. I'll do that tomorrow.

Henry


On 20 Apr 2011, at 23:34, Jeff Sayre wrote:

> Good point regarding being a little more congenial toward OpenID.
> 
>> On 4/20/11 4:24 PM, Henry Story wrote:
>>> Ok the latest version of the paper for the W3C Browser workshop has been
>>> put up here:
>>> 
>>>   http://bblfish.net/tmp/2011/04/20/
>>> 
>>> It should be an easy and clear read, and essentially make the point to
>>> the browser vendors that they need very little effort to make a big
>>> difference and solve a big problem.
>>> 
>>> Henry
>>> 
>>> Social Web Architect
>>> http://bblfish.net/
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> Henry,
>> 
>> Very nice!
>> 
>> Observations re. diagram:
>> 
>> 1. step #2 is missing arrow (inbound) from "resource server" to Bob's
>> browser is missing re. authentication challenge
>> 2. step #3 is missing arrow (outbound) indicating what happens after
>> "OK" button is clicked.
>> 
>> Re. OpenID, accentuating OpenID+WebID will help i.e., implying that
>> OpenID implementers benefit immediately from WebID. It's less
>> politically thorny than implying OpenID is inadequate (even though we
>> know it is etc..).
>> 
>> --
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Kingsley Idehen
>> President&  CEO
>> OpenLink Software
>> Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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>> 
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Social Web Architect
http://bblfish.net/
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