[foaf-protocols] WebID breakthrough - pure Javascript+Flash implementation

Henry Story henry.story at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 09:41:57 CEST 2010

Just to go through this process.

On 8 Aug 2010, at 15:57, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> The user interaction is simple:
> 1. Go to: https://id.myopenlink.net

When I did it asks me for one of my certificates.
I choose one but it does not give me any feedback on whether the certificate
login succeeded. Ah no, I am misdescribing the page. In the left hand column it says: "The requested active content cannot be displayed due to execution restriction"

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I also tried this with Firefox.

> 2. Register with your existing WebID or get a new account

Don't know how to do this anymore from here...

> 3. Edit your Profile using the Profile Manager (at least add your email 
> address to your profile)
> 4. Use the "X.509" tab under "Security" to generate your X.509 Cert that 
> includes your WebID (remember once you have an account you have a WebID, 
> Profile Page URL, and an OpenID URL (all hooked together in conventional 
> Linked Data style)
> 5. Save the generated Cert. to your Profile (don't forget to hatch the 
> "enable WebID login" option)
> 6. Save and Exit Profile Manager
> 6. Visit a WebID or OpenID based space on the Web from Windows, Mac OS 
> X, Linux, or any other Unix Platform.

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