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Re: How the father of the World Wide Web plans to reclaim it from Facebook and Google

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:38:41 +0200
To: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>, public-credentials@w3.org
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-ID: <321e2d7d-22b4-7f2a-01d3-e645b0b8e54c@gmail.com>
On 2016-08-17 09:25, Timothy Holborn wrote:
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> On Wed, 17 Aug 2016 at 17:20 Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     On 2016-08-17 09:15, Timothy Holborn wrote:
>     > Meh,
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>     > In more modern times, I'd like to see more investigation of how IPFS and/or
>      > WebDHT may be used with LDP in conjunction with HTTP-SIGNATURES / Credentials
>      > related eco-systems; as that's something we're able to do something about today,
>      > rather than considerations of the past.
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>     I'm not referring to the past only, Apple did exactly what I had envisioned for their break-through Apple Pay for the Web solution.
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> I'm not really interested in burning cycles in supporting the 'status quo' for multi-national companies who when seeking advocacy, employ people, and pay them rather well i would imagine.
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> I'm not on their payroll.

Neither am I, I'm just happy to see that Apple finally made card payments on the Web Convenient AND Secure.

If this can be accomplished using other methods that's great, I just haven't seen anything of that kind.

Fighting "Apps" may be a heroic mission but I rather embrace Apps since the Web and Apps represent complementary technologies, a fact which Apple exploited in a ingenious way.

Anders

> I work, in cooperation, with W3C CG groups in seeking to improve the economic platform upon which we support life.
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> Tim Holborn.
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>     Anders
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>     >
>     > Tim. Holborn.
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>     > On Wed, 17 Aug 2016 at 16:08 Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com> <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>>> wrote:
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>     >     Going back to the subject line...it seems that the times have changed even for the father of the Web:
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>     >     https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2015Sep/0000.html
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>     >     The very same bunch of self-proclaimed experts who dismissed TimBL's humble request also waste our time by at any cost fighting the "App Revolution", an activity which has no industry support whatsoever.
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>     >     COMBINING the Web and App worlds would be a more intelligent use of precious development cycles than projects like WebCrypto which took 4 years to accomplish and finally didn't even make it in Web Payments!
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>     >     Market research anybody?
>     >
>     >     Anderd
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