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Re: Question: User Story -- Bootstrapping Facebook

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:54:00 +0100
Cc: nathan@webr3.org, WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <30F73D8D-4FFD-4093-8F3E-642FC94CD410@bblfish.net>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>

On 10 Feb 2011, at 13:45, Melvin Carvalho wrote:

>> 
>> Ultimately, there are three questions for facebook here:
>>  - would you ever allow users to sign in to facebook using webid(s)?
> 
> yes
> 
>>  - would you ever allow people to use their facebook uri as a webid?
> 
> ye
> 
>>  - would you publish users profile data (subject to their privacy settings)
>> in a machine readable way, at the profile uri?
> 
> maybe

Are you working for Facebook now Melvin? Just asking so I can understand if those answers are your guesses, or feedback from Facebook. 

My guesses would be similar to yours mostly because they already do provide machine readable info about users, and because it is so easy to do this.  

But I still don't think it's helpful to spend too much time on this list on guessing games.

Henry

Social Web Architect
http://bblfish.net/
Received on Thursday, 10 February 2011 12:54:39 UTC

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