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Re: Proof of Concept: Identity Credentials Login

From: Dave Lampton <dave.lampton@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 02:16:51 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHbN0eziL-4vWY3SAem1iVoDTmqY5rQ2CxC9=7EmkwGJfrBhPA@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
I agree fully. Someone start a new thread!!  :)



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On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 2:13 AM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <
perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:

> On 06/13/2014 10:57 AM, Adrian Hope-Bailie wrote:
> <snip/>
> >
> > I started writing these stages out here but it's becoming a long list.
> > Will kick off a new thread to discuss these in detail and get feedback.
>
> +1 to new thread! I do have big tendency myself for drifting into all
> kinds of relevant but different topics. Here looking at the subject line
> one could get impression that you might in a way hijacked this thread.
> No critique intended just bringing it to your attention :)
>
>
>
> >                 On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 3:03 PM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮
> >             <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org
> >             <mailto:perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
> >             <mailto:perpetual-tripper@__wwelves.org
> >             <mailto:perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>>> wrote:
> >
> >                     On 06/10/2014 06:25 AM, Manu Sporny wrote:
> >                      > TL;DR: There is now an open source demo of
> >             credential-based login
> >                      > for the Web. We think it’s better than Persona,
> >             WebID+TLS, and
> >                      > OpenID Connect. If we can build enough support
> >             for Identity
> >                      > Credentials over the next year, we’d like to
> >             standardize it via
> >                      > the W3C.
> >                     Congratulations!
> >
> >                     I find it very impressing especially since you got
> >             running pushed to a
> >                     public repo - kudos++
> >
> >                     First question coming to my mind:
> >
> >                     "The way that both Mozilla Persona and OpenID do it
> >             is fairly similar.
> >                     OpenID assumes that your email address maps to your
> >             identity provider."
> >
> >                     In my case, and I believe nowadays quite many other
> >             people, I control
> >                     domain which I use for email address. With simple
> >             DNS configuration I
> >                     use different 'providers' for my email server and my
> >             web server (here
> >                     myself).
> >                     In this situation I find using webfinger[1] (also
> >             used by OpenID
> >                     Connect), more attractive then hiding from myself via
> >                     http://login-hub.com - even if His Holiness
> >             @Pontifex with His Holiness
> >                     @DalaiLama would run it very carefully together ;)
> >
> >                     I still need to take some time and wrap my head
> >             around your design but
> >                     maybe you could easily evaluate complexity of
> >             including webfinger based
> >                     flow as an alternative option for those who may
> >             prefer such setup?
> >
> >                     Once again - GREAT WORK!!!
> >
> >                     [1] http://webfinger.net
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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