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Re: SQRL

From: Jason Grant <jason@flexewebs.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:24:48 +0100
Message-ID: <CAAneVVWYiJxjypMqVBDtf=c6LJaJrnh63LhkiBrYRi88qT8Aeg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kumar McMillan <kmcmillan@mozilla.com>
Cc: Jeffrey Cliff <jeffrey.cliff@gmail.com>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
I agree on technophilic fad, and as UX person I talk customers out of QR
codes whenever they suggest it. There is even a UX Tumblr feed called
'Pictures of people scanning QR codes' with nothing on it as set up to make
a point that noone 'normal' understands or cares about these things.
http://picturesofpeoplescanningqrcodes.tumblr.com/




On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 7:33 PM, Kumar McMillan <kmcmillan@mozilla.com>wrote:

>
> On Oct 14, 2013, at 4:05 PM, Jeffrey Cliff <jeffrey.cliff@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>
> http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/1oe8wg/sqrl_revolutionizes_web_site_login/
>
> With all the talk abut authentication and identity, is there any value in
> looking at what SQRL is doing for these purposes?  It seems relevant.
>
>
> This concept of federated login whereby the user grants access to each
> site is nearly identical to Mozilla Persona:
> http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/persona/ The difference with Persona is that
> you'd only have to click a "sign in" button instead of take a picture of a
> QR code with your phone. You won't have to re-enter your login details
> after the first login with Persona, you just review the requesting site's
> info and grant access.
>
>
> --
> GENERATION 26: The first time you see this, copy it into your sig on any
> forum and add 1 to the generation
>
>
>


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