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Re: [webid-spec-proposal] WebID definition spec changes for 3. MUST be an HTTP(s) URI

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:39:49 +0100
Cc: WebID <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E2E1BEA8-7955-4E8A-B3F4-BEC73AABADBD@bblfish.net>
To: Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>

On 22 Nov 2012, at 20:31, Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com> wrote:

> Just so people have something to look at when making their decision and pondering arguments, I've created a branch on hg where I pushed a proposal of the identity spec showing how WebID identity *could* be defined as a generic HTTP URI. You can view the full identity spec at:
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/WebID/raw-file/generic-http-uri-definition/spec/identity-respec.html
> The diff is at:
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/WebID/rev/bcfb6bdd04c8

It looks simpler, but that is because you have lost the relation ship now between the WebID and the
defining document. Doing that is going to take a lot more work if we have to speak about 303s... So 
your work is incomplete.

> I've added these links to the last section of the wiki page [1].
> People who showed interest in such generic HTTP URI definition are encouraged to take a look and see if it's aligned with what they had in mind (Kingsley, Ted, Trueg, Nathan, etc...).
> happy Thanksgiving!
> -- 
> Steph.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/webid/wiki/WebID_Definition/hash

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