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From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 03:30:18 +1000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok15ZQ=a2ghNUWqnaq++NK+EMo29G-j3h_Xz41QapX1GMA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
Reading[1] is fairly meaningful to me.  I know, i only got involved in
these w3 CG works 2013, so wasn't part of the original group; from memory,
Kingsley seemed to have a first working system based on the same underlying
works...  nonetheless, setting the politics aside; or indeed even perhaps
considerations about human rights or law, as may be the result if the
dark-side wins,

(noting w3c is about open web standards, not other IP... )

beaker browser[2] is cool.  It doesn't have semweb (or rdflib) built into
it yet, but imho shows promise.

I think the greatest threat is that newcomers, in search for riches, may
severely damage liberalised democracies & humanity; prosecuting
solution engineering that isn't 'reality check tech'.  not what i termed
'human centric', and the 'id' systems, will look more like erp; asset
management systems, applying data-collars to people in a sophisticated way,
so it looks better than the brands used in WW2.

I've been at a loss about it all.  it seems like an overwhelmingly powerful
adversary, with nominal means to build moral economy infrastructure as
those who do the opposite are unlikely to be prosecuted for
wrong-doings...  particularly not via those who spent years doing unpaid,
'human centric', open & free tech-standards work to support, our natural
world, the good hearts that seek to thrive in it; as should be protected,
by the application of technology to support rule of law.

anyhow.  Whether its a fork or whatever, beaker looks good.  Provides a
method that seems able to support personally definable ai linked modal
structures in preservation of self determination linked factors that are
fairly well extinguished from the dataCollar commercialisation efforts...

FWIW; worked briefly on a data-collar, but it was for dogs; even still, I
have concerns that even if the powerful were granted all their wishes, it
still wouldn't even work for dogs...  Unless the plan was to help provide
opportunities to increase mass sales, like toilet paper.

RWW is to writing/printing Paper, what a pen is to history.  its not about
the technology standards, but it was fairly important that paper to write
on, to use with writing instruments like pens; were provided in a way that
allowed support for a moral economy, and only honesty can do that...

anything else, shouldn't stand-up in a court of law.

So, FYI - Beaker is cool...  if you get on it, let me know.

My JS skills are still crap.

Timothy. Holborn.

[1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-solid/2020Oct/0023.html
[2] https://beakerbrowser.com/
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