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Re: Position Paper for W3C Workshop on Identity

From: Peter Williams <home_pw@msn.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:20:29 -0700
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CC: "<public-xg-webid@w3.org>" <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
There seems to be the imputation that go club dynamics will work for the web.  This us the pgp story (cast with go rules).

On Apr 27, 2011, at 4:00 PM, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:

> On 28 Apr 2011, at 00:23, peter williams wrote:
>> So, all it comes down to is, as relying party, pick your favorite go club?
>> Is all we offer: just form up your own link graph?
> If go had no rules of quality then their ranking would have no meaning.  Try
> going to a go club and pretending you are a higer or lower rank than you really
> are. You will see it will be evident very soon.
>> Then, on that basis, there are a n million parties claiming to be
>> authorities,
> People can claim to be authorities, but that does not make them so.
>> all with nothing to substantiate their claims. It's all just a
>> mouth off - including the infamous Oxford School of Auto Engineering (a
>> technical school teaching motor mechanics, leeching off the Oxford name,
>> apparently). Perhaps you prefer the Polish national CA, because at least is
>> Polish (vs American). Perhaps one has a pretty rainbow flag. Pick something
>> that fits with your sense of identity?
> Who said that anything that anybody says goes? I said universities were good
> at giving information about the degrees someone has, and go clubs good at telling
> the ranking of players. And that you are good at telling who your friends are.
> Why do you try to distort what I am saying?
> Henry
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