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Re: WebID and browsers

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:09:54 +0100
Cc: László Török <ltorokjr@gmail.com>, WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B5549CB2-7310-4660-82A4-62C99FC756D3@bblfish.net>
To: nathan@webr3.org
I have opened ISSUE-14 to cover the general aspect of this. Mobile browsers
are a very important use case.

On 31 Jan 2011, at 14:53, Nathan wrote:

> László Török wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I think someone mentioned the importance of the mobile space in the last
>> call. ( Google: "mobile first" ) The most straightforward are the mobile
>> browser, but if the client certs are available in some local certificate
>> store (analogous to Gnome keyring) that it could be an ideal for 1000s of
>> mobiles apps. I have certainly at least 20 different apps that require
>> authentication, I have never managed to remember all the passwords, so I
>> just have them remembered by the app.
> 
> yes, mobile devices such as android based and iphone (android has SDK/Java access
> to the store, iphone stores them in an sqlite db iirc)

3 months ago I had a test showing that some of the latest Android phones had keygen
working correctly. But I was not able to connect correctly at the time, though that
might have been an issue somewhere else.

> 
>> Is this sg that could go into the use case section of the deliverables?
> 
> definitely, major use case.

agree.

Henry

Social Web Architect
http://bblfish.net/
Received on Monday, 31 January 2011 14:10:31 GMT

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