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Re: [foaf-protocols] butlers, secretaries, robots and access control

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2011 00:08:34 +0200
Cc: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org
Message-Id: <F8135FCA-0A50-47AB-BDC8-AEAFBD369036@bblfish.net>
To: nathan@webr3.org

On 9 Apr 2011, at 23:54, Nathan wrote:

> Henry Story wrote:
>> I was looking at the logical question of how you can get a server to do work for you. If you want your FreedomBox to be able to fetch information for you, such as your friends' protected foaf files in order that it can then make access control decisions based on that information you need to:
>>  - give that agent a WebID
>>  - create a relation between you and it so that other agents will know to trust your butler when it makes requests for information
> remember the four-party auth I mentioned a while ago..
> http://lists.foaf-project.org/pipermail/foaf-protocols/2011-January/004536.html

I am still not sure what problem it is meant to solve.

> best,
> nathan

Social Web Architect
Received on Saturday, 9 April 2011 22:09:09 UTC

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