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Re: Question: User Story -- Bootstrapping Facebook

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:24:19 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTim5KQQf_uYAdP-e=VkC8UWwCM229Qxr8jHeRViF@mail.gmail.com>
To: nathan@webr3.org
Cc: László Török <ltorokjr@gmail.com>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
On 10 February 2011 14:13, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
> Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>> On 10 February 2011 11:08, László Török <ltorokjr@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Ultimately, there are three questions for facebook here:
>>>>  - would you ever allow users to sign in to facebook using webid(s)?
>>>>  - would you ever allow people to use their facebook uri as a webid?
>>>>  - would you publish users profile data (subject to their privacy
>>>> settings) in a machine readable way, at the profile uri?
>>> Probably implicit, but: Would Fb let me publich my public key as part of
>>> my
>>> profile? Could that be made public (without signing in)?
>> not sure, but im not 100% sure that's necessary
> nor I, it would be good to establish what the bare minimum necessary is.

re: bare minimum, im a big believer in Kingley's anthem,

"Put the data out there and let the Web do the REST"

Thinking outside the silo, in a user centric identity world, you dont
really need permission to do anything.

Facebook is an open platform, WebID is an open platform, both claim
the users own their own data.

Just pull that into the Web ecosystem and let them interoperate in a
linked data way.

>> you can use a qr code tho
> yes :) thought the same thing myself, data uri in a qrcode.
> Best, great to see you thinking about these things, & hope you're feeling
> better Melvin as I know you've not been too well of late,
> Nathan
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