[foaf-protocols] FOAF+SSL vs. OpenID

Story Henry henry.story at bblfish.net
Fri May 15 13:43:08 CEST 2009

On 15 May 2009, at 13:27, Oana Ureche wrote:

> Hi,
> I was reading Henry's blog. He wrote that:
> "On an OpenId server there would be a field for the user to enter  
> their
> ID, with foaf+ssl this is not needed. So we have a simple login  
> button." [1]
> I don't think that is a fair comparison. Even if you have a simple  
> login
> button and you do not have to enter the user ID from OpenID, you will
> still have to choose between the certificates installed in your  
> browser,
> which at some point might lead to considerable amount of typing :-)

No typing at all. Just a couple of clicks. See the iPhone demo:



> Unless there is something that can be done...
> Regards,
> Oana.
> [1] http://blogs.sun.com/bblfish/entry/sketch_of_a_foaf_ssl
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