[rdfweb-dev] FOAF, gravatars and weblog comments
dlc at sevenroot.org
Fri Nov 4 14:58:08 UTC 2005
* Christopher Schmidt <crschmidt at crschmidt.net> [2005/11/04 09:50]:
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 09:39:03AM -0500, Darren Chamberlain wrote:
> > * Alexandre Passant <alex at passant.org> [2005/11/04 15:26]:
> > > I recently thaught about a way to use gravatars in FOAF profiles.
> > > The goal is to decentralize the gravatar.com service by using - in
> > > FOAF profiles - reference to images that could be anywhere on the web.
> > [-- snip --]
> > Doesn't OpenID use FOAF files to establish identity? Maybe this
> > scheme (which I like, BTW) could be integrated into OpenID?
> (They were going to, but that was nixed long ago. Identify is
> established using headers in HTML documents.)
Well, that explains why it sounds familiar, though; OpenID is still on
my list of things to read up on.
Historically speaking, the presence of wheels in Unix has never
precluded their reinvention.
-- Larry Wall
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