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Re: WEbID Todos

From: Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:10:09 +0100
Message-ID: <CABrd9SQzuVxe21DE2DuyS9Z=QV5=mf4VmMJczAi4-wx8-wjPgw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, "public-webid@w3.org" <public-webid@w3.org>
On 8 October 2012 13:08, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
>
> On 8 Oct 2012, at 13:48, Ben Laurie <benl@google.com> wrote:
>
>>>
>>> There is a different dialog in each browser.  I think henry has screenshots
>>> of them all.
>>>
>>> If you look at this screencast:
>>>
>>> http://webid.info/
>>>
>>> From 4m30s -> 6m00 It will show you some of the different UIs
>>
>> You miss my point: if the advice is that to remain unlinkable, don't
>> use a cert, then how do I log in to a site I want to log into but do
>> not want to give the ability to link me to other sites?
>
> You use other technologies
>
>   - username/password which you create for that site
>   - per site keys http://tools.ietf.org/agenda/81/slides/tls-1.pdf [1]
>
> is that not evident?

It is evidently your view, yes.

My view is that it is possible to build an identity system that
satisfies both use cases and that there's little point in supporting
systems that don't.

>
> Henry
>
> [1]  except that the criticism of TLS is mistaken:
>        + authentication across sites is important
>        + the ui could be fixed easily
>       but we discussed this in detail allready )
>
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
>
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