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Re: Publishing updated spec documents.

From: <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:17:46 +0100
Cc: public-webid WebID Group <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CD1DE63C-955C-4871-BBF5-97FEB682D30B@bblfish.net>
To: "Kingsley (Uyi) Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

On 25 Feb 2014, at 19:43, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> On 2/25/14 1:14 PM, henry.story@bblfish.net wrote:
>> On 25 Feb 2014, at 18:15, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> On 2/25/14 11:17 AM, Andrei Sambra wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> 
>>>> I would like to formally invite everyone to review the current version of the specs for WebID [1] and WebID-TLS [2] so that we can have a formal call this Friday (Feb 28th), at the usual time [3]. The purpose of this call will be to agree on the contents of the new documents so that the editors can finally publish them.
>>>> 
>>>> Best,
>>>> Andrei
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> [1] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/WebID/raw-file/tip/spec/identity-respec.html
>>>> [2] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/WebID/raw-file/tip/spec/tls-respec.html
>>>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/webid/wiki/Main_Page#Meetings
>>> Andrei,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Wouldn't it be prudent to separate these items in regards to voting? By that I mean, #1 shouldn't be delayed if voting for #2 is inconclusive, for instance.
>>> 
>>> We really need to get #1 out, as soon as possible.
>> I think both documents are a huge improvement over the previous ones. These
>> are not last call documents, but they do deserve to replace what we have now.
>> Are there any issues you see with #2?
> 
> I don't have issues with either, my fundamental concern is that they shouldn't be conflated in any way i.e.., #1 can be released before #2, if need be.
> 
> I just want the docs out there.
> 
> Our biggest challenge right now is the decoupling of WebID (the HTTP URI that denotes an Agent) from the WebID+TLS authentication protocol, which is ultimately one of many protocols that will be used to verify WebIDs.

yes, they are nicely decoupled now. WebID TLS relies on WebID definition, and not the other way around.

The next big things are really Web Access Control ( apart from a few improvements one can perhaps make to WebID TLS )

> 
> Kingsley
>> 
>> Henry
>> 
>> 
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>>> 
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> Regards,
> 
> Kingsley Idehen	
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