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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 09:20:39 +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: <6744ce1b-0e84-3a05-38f7-5c49d5bc0caf@gmail.com>
On 2016-08-17 09:15, Timothy Holborn wrote:
> Meh,
>
> 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.

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.

Anders

>
> Tim. Holborn.
>
> On Wed, 17 Aug 2016 at 16:08 Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     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.
>
>     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!
>
>     Market research anybody?
>
>     Anderd
>
>
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