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Re: Position Paper for W3C Workshop on Identity

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2011 11:56:30 -0400
Message-ID: <4D9B3BAE.8020202@openlinksw.com>
To: Peter Williams <home_pw@msn.com>
CC: "jeff@sayremedia.com" <jeff@sayremedia.com>, WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
On 4/5/11 11:31 AM, Peter Williams wrote:
> What I'd do to drive home a point to an mostly American audience (since that who one is pitching to, in that meeting) is apply stark "contrast" - to cut through the information overload.
> Have browser use client certs with windows upn pointing to active directory node, with acls, and then access iis index.HTML. One shows how cert mapping from upn to nt account makes windows token, that may or may not have rights to read index.HTML's underlying file.
> Have browser do the same with webid.
> Show 1 thing the browser does poorly for the webid case. Choose the 1 because it highlights the sheer scaling power of webid for the web.
> Present the problem case first. Highlight it's scaling flaw. Show it fixed in the bigger  scale case (allowing deployments to move from  1 million size ad to 1 billion size web). Make the case that browsers should fix 1  thing, enabled to now let webid scale.

Nice synopsis. Thus, we should get this going in Etherpad or Google 
shared doc re. usecase and showcase collateral.



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