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Re: the openid para

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:16:19 -0400
Message-ID: <4DB992D3.6070603@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 4/28/11 11:34 AM, Jeff Sayre wrote:
> I do no think we are snubbing our noses at the wonderful technological
> progress that the OpenID community brought to the identity issue. We are
> acknowledging OpenID and then saying that WebID is the next generation.
WebID 'Next Genertion' OpenID == a relation where the Object is 
naturally perceived to be dying and stale :-)

WebID builds on OpenID to alleviate:

1.  costs associated with passwords
2.  exposure to hard to remember and unintuitive URLs

Does delivers a similar message. Basically, it indicates that WebID is 
making claim for the apex of the value pyramid without ejecting OpenID 
in the process :-)

> I suppose we could alter the paragraph, but I'm not too sure whether we
> can officially resubmit past the deadline. Even if we can, does it make
> that big of a difference? Our oral presentation can better build the
> bridge between OpenID and WebID in a manner that gives OpenID its proper
> respect.
We can evolve the living resource in Henry's data space. Workshops come 
and go. Web resource URLs are forever -- their associated resources 
remain time variant :-)



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