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Re: [webid spec] overview section

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:43:58 -0500
Message-ID: <50ABEB8E.1080509@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 11/20/12 2:36 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> The graphic showing the picture of TimBL should I think belong to an
> overview section ( replacing the current section 3 ) that would explain:
>
>   1. The full uri denotes the agent TimBl
>   2. that the uri minus the hash denotes the document
>   3. that the document SHOULD describe the agent in a uniquely identifiable way, so that the
>      agent can be distinguished from every other agent via this definition.
>      ( so here one can specify that this is very general: a public key, a link to the profile document,
>        a link to an e-mail address, any or more will do )
>      ( the reason is that otherwise one would need a backchannel to know what the WebID refers to )
>
> for 1 and 2 refer to the URI rfc spec on fragment identifiers.
>
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>    I think it may be useful also to explain how these WebIDs can then be used to
> create social networks - across servers. ( I can send a graphic of interlinked WebIDs for
> that ).
>
> ---
>
>    It may also be useful to show how one can have a WebID profile link to protected
> profile document. ( an adapted version of the WebID-TLS spec graphics ), as otherwise
> people will cry out that this creates anonymity problems.
>
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>
> Henry
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> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
>
Yes.

+1 .

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