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Re: Important Question re. WebID Verifiers & Linked Data

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 12:20:33 -0500
Message-ID: <4EF366E1.2080300@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 12/22/11 11:49 AM, Henry Story wrote:
>> >  You are forcing me to be*deliberately*  patronizing. I don't understand why you are forcing inertia where it doesn't need to exist. Why introduce unnecessary politics into an effort that should be transcendent, by simply inheriting from the AWWW.
> There is no inertia I see. We are progessing very well. WE have interoperable implementations.

How many? Until yesterday what was the state of interoperability? Basic 
tests with Linked Data URIs failed by most, including yours.
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> I'll try to stay a bit out of this discussion since the community here seems to be coming back into action. Note that
> the thread dies pretty much this summer when I argued with you that we should allow all formats in the hope this would
> bring in micro data people to join us.

Who are the Microdata people?
Who are the RDFa people?


> They never came and our group stalled. So that is an indication to me that
> simplicity in the spec is important.

Make up your mind. Do you want "simply simple" or "deceptively simple" . 
At least we agree on the fact that AWWW is "deceptively simple".

> There is a lot to learn already for all involved: Linked data, rdf semantics, TLS, HTTP

Again, this is about a spec. It isn't about teaching engineering with a 
bias towards some perceived engineering skill set. You continue to 
mangle the issues at hand here.

Are you working on a spec?
Are you trying to teach engineering?
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