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

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:25:27 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok0vXKyfXOvRSXXGVeq1MKOFodtyu1zGbc12Nwj+cNbqMw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>, public-credentials@w3.org
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
On Wed, 17 Aug 2016 at 17:20 Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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.
>

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.

I'm not on their payroll.

I work, in cooperation, with W3C CG groups in seeking to improve the
economic platform upon which we support life.

Tim Holborn.

>
> 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:
> >
> >     https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2015Sep/0000.html
> >
> >     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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