W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-xg-webid@w3.org > December 2011

Re: Domain of cert:key

From: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 14:48:02 +0000
Cc: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <BB3DC9A7-F5F9-44F1-B358-30B3C9A9F560@bbc.co.uk>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>

On 23 Dec 2011, at 14:39, Melvin Carvalho wrote:

> Domain:
> foaf:Agent
> 
> http://www.w3.org/ns/auth/cert#key
> 
> I think this should perhaps not be so narrow as a foaf agent.
> 
> In the future I can imagine the web of things almost anything and
> everything could have a public and private key.
> 
> Scales, toothbrush, chair, watch.
> 
> Proposal to relax foaf:Agent as the domain of domain of key.
> 
> Dont have a huge strength of feeling about this if it's considered a
> lot of work, but may be good future proofing :)

+1

“Device keys” are pretty commonplace now, too — would be good to know one isn’t outright prevented from describing such things, even if we don’t know how to do it yet.

M.

-- 
Mo McRoberts - Technical Lead - The Space,
0141 422 6036 (Internal: 01-26036) - PGP key CEBCF03E,
Project Office: Room 7083, BBC Television Centre, London W12 7RJ



http://www.bbc.co.uk/
This e-mail (and any attachments) is confidential and may contain personal views which are not the views of the BBC unless specifically stated.
If you have received it in error, please delete it from your system.
Do not use, copy or disclose the information in any way nor act in reliance on it and notify the sender immediately.
Please note that the BBC monitors e-mails sent or received.
Further communication will signify your consent to this.
					
Received on Friday, 23 December 2011 14:48:42 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 23 December 2011 14:48:43 GMT