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Re: shame on losing good folks (or failing others who cannot take the pace)

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 11:45:59 -0500
Message-ID: <4F0F0E47.8040001@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 1/12/12 11:39 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> On 12 January 2012 17:28, Peter Williams<home_pw@msn.com>  wrote:
>> Its sad to lose Mo. Its also sad to see others unable to participate,
>> publicly (given the tone).
>> But, its a rough and tumble game, crypto. Its an edgy topic. If you are
>> (undeclared) proxy for certain government agencies with fixed positions
>> about social needs, its hard to even associate with the likes of me (for
>> example).
>> Why I like the tone, here, and even the topics that folks discuss, is
>> because it and they are identical to the history of certs. And, certs came
>> out just fine (against all the odds). So too will this group.
>> Putting SSL javascript libs for the ssl client on the RDFa page built
>> dyanmically with a sparql query, that then configures said clients SSL
>> server trust points is just magical.
>> And its such magic that changes the game.
> I once proposed the following code of conduct for WebID
> http://lists.foaf-project.org/pipermail/foaf-protocols/2010-October/004057.html
> If there's one thing I've learnt over the last few years, it's that
> the Web is about tolerance.
> IMHO it's the measure of your magnitude as a person, group or
> ecosystem, what and how much you can tolerate, and channel towards
> positive ends.
> I have noticed that discussions at time have got heated, but that's a
> good sign, it shows people are passionate about the technology.  I
> hope as we transitions to the more informal CG that people can make an
> effort to be more inclusive, courteous and thoughtful. :)

+1000 ...



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