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Re: PGP aside

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:03:19 -0500
Message-ID: <4EFE0AF7.3000608@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 12/30/11 7:16 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> On 30 December 2011 01:41, Lee Fisher<blibbet@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> Now, what matters is that folks KEEP *wanting*  to link up to a PGP
>>>> key. Its spirit as a branded movement prevails, and evil other
>>>> technologies are less welcome (even if more useful).
>> [...]
>>
>>> Being able to tie that back to a WebID is beneficial — “I know foo's
>>> WebID, and I can see *their* key signed this package” type of stuff.
>> Besides this new WebID WoT, :-) the existing OpenPGP WoT has two new
>> interesting ways to use it: Convergence and Monkeysphere. Could either/both
>> be used to help with WebID movement, as well as also being beneficial to
>> their own growing movement(s)?
>>
>> http://convergence.io/
>> http://web.monkeysphere.info/
> I hope all these efforts can join forces including the bitcoin WOT
>
> However it's very hard to browse the GPG WOT without running a key server afaik.
>
>>
>
It's got to be "cut and paste" friendly. We always eventually his this 
problem since folks don't control their own servers. People have been 
taught to believe server configuration is beyond basic end-user skill 
levels :-(

Remember, this is the very point Eben made during his inaugural speech 
about the Freedom Box :-)

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