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Re: World Wide Web of Trust

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 17:50:21 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+xokcxM00qMg0k2XLvzCQgfdGL=JP_yVmVm7Ud01_ECg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: public-xg-webid XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org
On 20 December 2011 08:26, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
> Some time ago we were criticised for taking on the word "Web of Trust" which is confusing as it has been taken
> up by GPG people. I suggest that when this issue comes up we can now distinguish our version's full name as
> being a World Wide Web of Trust . Something we could use in the spec perhaps .

Pointer to the criticism?  I had always considered WOT to a more
generic idea, that could be expanded to the web.

I do like the term "World Wide Web of Trust".   WWWOT?

I also wonder, Is a GPG key an IFP?  Is it a URN?

Best I've seen to date is:


Notice they also use the term web of trust, as do www.mywot.com which
is the first hit on google ...

>        Henry
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
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