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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, 31 Aug 2016 08:00:52 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok1TKoh048rnqZhKP3MYTmbOTGfCpJ_uYUZrJjQNzguJUw@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 16:08 Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>

> 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.

The future has an array of alternatives;

and a variety of incredible contributors are thinking about it, ie:

> 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!
> What does it mean if the expiry date has passed?

> Market research anybody?
> I spoke to a MS researcher today who said in 10 years, no-one
non-microsoft had ever called him.  I responded by saying, i'm not
surprised, but now - we need to follow-up to figure out how to ensure
google knows how to respond to 'toilet near me'...
as whilst i'm sure the 'national toilet' has great reviews;

it's a bit far away from where i live (per screenshot)
[image: Screen Shot 2016-08-30 at 6.46.45 PM.png]

> Anderd
> This 'human centric web' thing i'm talking about - might have the wrong
name - who cares...

I'm interested in building, collaboratively, a 'webizen' CG and figuring
out what can be in that CG (which doesn't need to goto track) vs. what is

Few people understand the project characteristics started by the formation
of the W3C; and those who forged it,

want alternatives to the 'status-quo'.



Human Centric Web.  The design of the words is to try to help people grasp
the concept...


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