[foaf-dev] Re: privacy and open data

Story Henry henry.story at bblfish.net
Tue Mar 25 18:04:16 GMT 2008

On 25 Mar 2008, at 18:59, Julian Bond wrote:
> Benjamin Nowack <bnowack at semsol.com> Tue, 25 Mar 2008 15:51:08
>> That's as simple and close to existing mechanisms as I could get it.
>> Unlike OpenID and oAuth, there is no need for redirects, so RDFAuth  
>> works
>> for non-browser agents, which was my main requirement.
> I feel like I'm missing something here. oAuth was built specifically  
> to enable non-browser agents and non-UI applications to have good  
> authentication. And it feels like you're re-inventing oAuth. And I'm  
> not sure why.

Well I may be reinventing it because its obvious. Which would be  
good :-)
Let me check it out, since it comes up again and again.


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