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Re: [saag] Liking Linkability

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 17:20:37 +0200
Cc: Robin Wilton <wilton@isoc.org>, Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>, public-identity@w3.org, public-webid@w3.org
Message-Id: <FF3663DC-467A-4C30-BE47-B6DF72AE051C@bblfish.net>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>

On 24 Oct 2012, at 17:09, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:

>  - webfinger does indeed give a method to dereference a mailto: uri, which could be used for a WebID protocol.
> the current draft of webfinger allows dereferencing a mailto: URI ... in fact it is anyURI

WebFinger is a dereferencing protocol, but not an authentication protocol, and as such it could possibly be used with WebID over TLS. 


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