[foaf-protocols] WebID and WebFinger

Kingsley Idehen kidehen at openlinksw.com
Mon Aug 9 21:39:58 CEST 2010

Danny Ayers wrote:
> I can't help thinking there's a fair bit of overlap between the goals
> of these projects which could be leveraged to mutual benefit, yet they
> seem like they're being developed in separate universes. Here are an
> overview doc, draft spec and mailing list details for each:
> WebFinger :
> http://code.google.com/p/webfinger/
> http://code.google.com/p/webfinger/wiki/WebFingerProtocol
> http://groups.google.com/group/webfinger
> WebId:
> http://esw.w3.org/WebID
> http://bblfish.net/tmp/2010/08/05/index-respec.html
> http://lists.foaf-project.org/mailman/listinfo/foaf-protocols
> Cheers,
> Danny.

Well spotted as per usual :-)

I'll soon knock up a synergy demo. We've just added Webfinger to the 
list of protocols native to Virtuoso and ODS (our Virtuoso based 
Personal or Enterprise Linked Data Space platform).

Stay tuned!



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