[foaf-protocols] WebID talk at W3C
melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 10:04:10 CEST 2010
On 24 August 2010 04:37, Manu Sporny <msporny at digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> On 08/22/2010 05:12 AM, Henry Story wrote:
> > So we need to make sure that the message presented at the W3C does
> > justice to what WebID is about, in the very short time allotted
> > there to us. How much time is it in fact?
> I agree... but we only have about 5 minutes... then 10 minutes for the
> demo, then the rest of the time must be spent discussing alternatives
> like OpenID, WebFinger, .well-known, etc. I think I've got it narrowed
> down to the key talking points. I did go over the entire presentation
> with Henry over this past weekend, but if you (Henry) feel that we
> didn't discuss something, then please do let me know so that I can
> include it.
> Just hit me up on Wednesday (this goes for anybody that would like to
> raise some points about the talk - Skype: msporny), so we can touch base
> on some of the issues of concern. Keep in mind that we only have about
> 5-10 minutes to talk specifically about WebID, so we're not going to be
> able to fit it all in - we must focus on the one or two defining aspects
> of WebID.
Here's my attempt to be concise:
> Seth Russell wrote:
> > Should that happen we will all benefit, none the less the giant
> > corporations ... the same argument applied to the birth of the
> > Internet itself. Does the W3C have the courage to push that agenda
> > or not? So, do you think that is a point that needs making?
> W3C has a duty to lead the Web to its full potential - that's their
> motto. I don't think the point needs making - they get it... especially
> Doug, who is chairing the meeting. If I hear otherwise during the
> meeting, I'll make sure to make a point of it - but I don't think we
> need to do so at this point in time.
> Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> > Any chance that you can put out a draft presentation for us to look at.
> > This is vital.
> The slides that I've prepared for the presentation are here:
*Not a replacement for authorization - OAuth is already good at that.
I'm not sure OAuth is the only solution here.
WebID is well positioned to handle authz via WebAccessControl ,
effectively webizing  the UNIX file system
> > I am also assuming you [Henry] are going to drive the WebID presentation
> > (not anyone else)?
> I'll be driving the presentation and Henry will be there to correct any
> mistakes that I make :). He'll also ensure that this community's work,
> history and goals are well represented. I expect that I will drive most
> of the presentation and Henry will be fielding much of the Q/A.
> -- manu
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
> President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: WebID - Universal Login for the Web
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