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Re: webid trust model, one or multiple?

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 00:05:29 +0200
Cc: "'Melvin Carvalho'" <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, "'Kingsley Idehen'" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
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To: peter williams <home_pw@msn.com>

On 2 May 2011, at 23:34, peter williams wrote:

>  Henry was wrong to state in the paper that openid requires a user
> to type a URI (whereas webid doesn’t). Openid in practice has not required
> typing URIs in years, and the number of folks using that legacy mode is next
> to zero.

At the cost of the NASCAR effect. Either you type a URI, or the site you are logging
into has to limit the sites you can be member of. Inevitably it does not want to 
accept only Google users, so it adds a button for M$, then one for Yahoo, then...

Henry

Social Web Architect
http://bblfish.net/
Received on Monday, 2 May 2011 22:06:06 GMT

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