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Re: New WebID spec on identity.

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:39:24 -0500
Message-ID: <50AAA70C.3030106@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 11/19/12 4:04 PM, Andrei SAMBRA wrote:
>
> >> Facebook has hash URIs. A _billion_ hash URIs.
> >
> >
> > That's and over simplification that leads to problems down the line. 
> To save time, how do those Billion plus hash based WebID hook into the 
> TLS based authentication protocol?
>
> They are valid WebIDs, though not using WebID-TLS at this point. I 
> guess you could consider them as using WebID-facebookConnect. That's 
> the reason why we've decoupled the authentication bit. :-)
>
> Andrei
>

I didn't say the weren't personal URIs (aka. WebIDs). I said: how do you 
use these URIs with WebID over TLS based authentication (aka. WebID 
authentication protocol).

I wrote about Facebook a their Linked Data initiative a while back [1] :-)

Links:

1. http://twitpic.com/5m2lu5 -- deconstructing Facebook's Linked Data 
space .

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