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Re: one new release - Re: Position Paper for W3C Workshop on Identity

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Apr 2011 17:06:20 -0400
Message-ID: <4DB33F4C.4030506@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 4/23/11 2:07 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> Ok, new release after comments received.
>
>    http://bblfish.net/tmp/2011/04/23/
>
> Mostly I have expanded on section 7 of the Protocol specification to show how
> the authorization decision can be made.

Henry,

Opening sentence:
The browser is the interface to the web and should also serve as the 
interface to a userís identity

How about:
The browser is the predominant interface to the web and should therefore 
also serve as the interface to its userís identity when he/she utilizes 
the web.


Kingsley
> Henry
>
> On 23 Apr 2011, at 19:21, Henry Story wrote:
>
>> On 23 Apr 2011, at 19:08, Jeff Sayre wrote:
>>
>>>> On 4/23/11 12:17 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>>>> Webbines != WWW. To me Linked Data graphs are data object oriented
>>>>> networks/webs.
>>>>>
>>> Yes! I agree. This is a crucial point. Webbiness refers to Web of Data. It
>>> is not exclusive to the http/https club. Whereas most people do equate
>>> webby to WWW, in the realm of the growing, self assembling global data
>>> graph, the data web transcends the Web platform. Thus, WebID is not just
>>> for the Web.
>> Agree, but one should pause at the word "just" here. It makes me wonder: what
>> else do we have that is bigger? It's a bit like saying Bill Gates is just rich....
>>
>> Anyway, when talking to browser vendors and builders, one should presume that their
>> interest lies focused in the space just encompassed by this technology.  :-)
>>
>>
>>> Jeff
>>>
>>>
>> Social Web Architect
>> http://bblfish.net/
>>
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
>
>
>


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Regards,

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