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Re: wot won Thing, asked W3C Identity Conference

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2012 13:51:27 -0500
Message-ID: <4F08942F.5010304@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 1/7/12 11:38 AM, Peter Williams wrote:
> The identity conference hosted by W3C aksed folks to state one thing 
> that could be done by all browser manufacturers, that makes a 
> difference. The difference doesnt have to save this world. It just has 
> to remove a disabling barrier.
>
> For me, its for ALL mainstream browsers to have something similar to 
> that provided in IE8+: the "New Session" menu item. This is that 
> which, in the SSL world, allows me to stay on the same site (e.g. 
> WebID Realm) and change client certificate, without exiting the 
> browser. (It may have other properties related to pseudo-privacy, too)
>
> With all mainstream browser others than IE8+, I have to exit 
> the browser to use a differnt persona (and even all instances of the 
> process, in some of the worst cases).
>
> With New Session I dont. I get a new brower window (with new tab set), 
> enabled with new SSL client authn.
>
> This is worth having universally. WebID depends on it, I'd counsel.
>
> The second thing is ... almost equally useful. But, Im not allowed two 
> wishes.
+1000

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