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Re: [saag] Liking Linkability

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:01:22 +0100
Message-ID: <50851972.6030600@webr3.org>
To: Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>
CC: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Ben Laurie <ben@links.org>, "public-philoweb@w3.org" <public-philoweb@w3.org>, "public-identity@w3.org" <public-identity@w3.org>, "public-privacy@w3.org" <public-privacy@w3.org>, Sam Hartman <hartmans-ietf@mit.edu>, "public-webid@w3.org" <public-webid@w3.org>, "saag@ietf.org" <saag@ietf.org>, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Ben Laurie wrote:
> Where we came in was me pointing out that if you disconnect your
> identities by using multiple WebIDs, then you have a UI problem, and
> since then the aim seems to have been to persuade us that multiple
> WebIDs are not needed.

Yup, it appears to boil down to a UI problem, and more specifically, a 
browser-ui problem.

Multiple WeIDs are often needed, and the WebID protocol doesn't preclude 
that in any way shape or form.

On a positive note, it's great to talk through these things and make 
sure that peoples concerns are voiced and noted :)


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