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Re: Matter of DN and what's possible

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 10:32:04 -0500
Message-ID: <4F0B0874.5040201@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 1/9/12 10:15 AM, Henry Story wrote:
> On 9 Jan 2012, at 15:20, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> On 1/9/12 8:35 AM, Henry Story wrote:
>>> On 9 Jan 2012, at 14:06, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>>> On 1/9/12 7:20 AM, Mo McRoberts wrote:
>>>>> Kingsley,
>>>>> The point of mirroring the claim in a resource which can be retrieved by de-referencing the URI the holder assigns themselves is so that you can be sure they have a reasonable degree of authority over that URI, and so can use it as an identifier for them.
>>>> That assurance doesn't come solely from the SAN. It comes from the certificate. The SAN simply offers a slot to hold Name(s). The fact that said Names are de-referencable is a Web scale luxury that most publishers simply cannot afford, as already demonstrated by Peter.
>> Henry,
>>> Peter Williams does not prove anything. Peter is not mentioned on the Alice and Bob page.
>>>    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_and_Bob
>> I did say he did. I am saying: he's efforts demonstrate the point I am trying to make. I speak about actual implementation examples. Peter is experimenting and showcasing reality.


> He is experimenting reality?

Yes, his reality for his use-case scenarios.

> As opposed to experimenting with the imaginary worlds?

There you go again with counter productive subjective commentary.

Do you know how much it would cost to obtain a modicum of the QA that 
Peter is providing re. WebID. Ah! I forgot, this all about Open Source 
and free where individual times costs don't matter, right?


The rest of your comments are simply unacceptable. I am not going to be 
part of threads carrying personal insults (directed at Peter or anyone 



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