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Re: [webid spec] overview section

From: Andrei SAMBRA <andrei.sambra@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:21:10 -0500
Message-ID: <CAFG79eiqmMOcoeAoTVE6+k+-5_4zBPGymDPjJOXWGuLQnsDK_w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
I've pushed a new spec version with ACL protected resources.

Andrei


On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:

> On 11/20/12 3:52 PM, Nathan wrote:
>
>> Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>
>>> On 11/20/12 2:50 PM, Andrei SAMBRA wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>       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 ).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Isn't this out of scope for the spec? It's up to each of us to decide
>>>> how we want to use WebIDs.
>>>>
>>>
>>> It's okay for a conceptual guide. Such a guide should have a least one
>>> usecase scenario. The moment to get a profile graph from the de-reference
>>> of a WebID you are in social web/network territory.
>>>
>>
>> WebID 1.0 is getting to the point where there's almost nothing to
>> specify, it's a one liner of words which equate to "a dereferencable URI
>> for an Agent",
>>
>
> I wish :-)
>
> We haven't been able to get beyond:
>
> 1. dereferencable URI that denotes an Agent
> 2. dereferencable HTTP URI that denotes an Agent
> 3. derferencable hash based HTTP URI that denotes an Agent.
>
> Even the indentation above highlights interop issues with visual broader
> and narrower effect.
>
>
>  everything else I see is just padding, so may as well be padding which
>> shows how WebIDs can be used, imho - if we're gunning for adoption here
>> that is.
>>
>
> Yes.
>
>
>
>> Something I haven't noticed (may have missed), is any text which shows a
>> distinction between an Agent Identifier, and an Identifier for a
>> UserAccount, like twitter or g+.
>>
> Yep.
>
> One for the principals bucket, methinks. And yet another reference to
> "principal" from WebDAV ACL [1]
>
>
>>
>>
>>  Links:
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> 1. http://tools.ietf.org/html/**rfc3744<http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3744>-- WebDAV ACL Protocol (a protocol we implemented eons ago, FWIW) .
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>
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