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Re: WebID and Signed Emails

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 23:48:47 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTimhqppOCu1FwU47monXJ0C4W9jCJtLOHLBNsFqs@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: Mischa Tuffield <mmt04r@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
On 4 November 2010 23:24, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> On 11/4/10 5:09 PM, Mischa Tuffield wrote:
>
> Drawing an analogy, this email is signed, I am not signed, the email has a
> uri identifying the person which sent, and they are quite different.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mischa *2 [cents|pence] worth
>
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Nathan
>>
>
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
> Version: GnuPG/MacGPG2 v2.0.12 (Darwin)
>
> iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJM0yETAAoJEJ7QsE5R8vfvsQoQALCxpsT7wfjSHLIiYsHCuf/8
> KSXHqMMUBiHNJyc8asFyfA9+CGMOM3r3b/kmF5KNPmg49RB9bon5Jlb5fiCvBr5J
> TXYk+5s7iFpLENzhWhDJhCpIX8ZC/HBXDJ/Vpkjijesa3W+5dL/G+4RHYXCpUTi1
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> 4O+cZmx+6w0HQNwM2T5D
> =Q5HZ
> -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
>
>
> Misca,
>
> Nice of you to bring this up, I've changed topic heading accordingly.
>
> Now imagine if your signature also included your WebID. Then my email client
> would verify your mails using the WebID protocol :-)
>
> Another example of the power of Linked Data!

Do you even need your WebID in your signature?

What if your WebID pointed to your PGP credentials?

>
> --
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen	
> President & CEO
> OpenLink Software
> Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
> Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
> Twitter/Identi.ca: kidehen
>
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Received on Thursday, 4 November 2010 22:49:20 UTC

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