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Re: Secure Email using WebID and Webfinger

From: Jan Wildeboer <jan@wildeboer.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 08:42:41 +0100
Message-ID: <4D3FD071.6020703@wildeboer.net>
To: "Daniël Bos (远洋)" <corani@gmail.com>
CC: FOAF Protocols <foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org>, public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 01/26/2011 07:55 AM, Daniël Bos (远洋) wrote:

> Now you can not only send email securely and private, but you can also
> use other information from a user's WebID profile to make the whole
> email experience a lot better. (collate messages from various email
> addresses under the same user, use the depiction, use address and
> birthday, take advantage of the social graph to partition email, etc.)

I like it. It decentralises public key discovery and allows for better 
context mgmt by integrating other parts of the social graph that webID 
stores. A simple free/busy attribute, cell phone number to switch to SMS 
if needed.

Received on Wednesday, 26 January 2011 12:37:34 UTC

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