[foaf-protocols] WebID talk at W3C
henry.story at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 14:56:12 CEST 2010
On 25 Aug 2010, at 13:51, Manu Sporny wrote:
> On 08/25/2010 03:54 AM, Henry Story wrote:
>> On 25 Aug 2010, at 06:05, Manu Sporny wrote:
>>> No offense taken. However, I should point out that it is our demo
>>> that was the basis for this meeting with the W3C this coming
>> That is very good, and much appreciated. Though perhaps if I had
>> presented them a demo, they would also have been very interested?
> Perhaps, but that's not what happened. Although, as I'll explain below,
> it probably doesn't matter at this point.
>>> One of the things they were expecting to see was a demo of WebID -
>>> and that was supposed to be a small part of an overall
>>> demonstration on Identity on the Web.
>> Now they want 20 minutes of WebID+flash, and a very small mention of
>> WebID. I am going to put that down to Doug Schepers, who seems intent
>> on creating increasing tension whenever he can - as I think people on
>> this list witnessed very clearly last week, forcing us to EXCUSE
>> ourselves, for mentioning the existence of this meeting! WoW! It's
>> frankly not surprising given the way he deals with external
>> communities, that most of the work in the social web space has
>> occurred outside of the W3C. (sorry just had to let off a bit of
>> steam there, having been quiet and taking abuse on the chin for a
>> week now)
> Henry, I'm going to be blunt because I don't think you understand what
> has happened over the last week.
> W3C is very unlikely to pick up the WebID work at this point and the
> main reason for that is your behavior both on and off list over the past
Very nice, to blame me. Thanks. You seem to be intent on increasing the tension. What is the purpose Manu?
> It's not Doug that is creating tension - it is you. When you go
> out and insult a group that it is attempting to help us out, in a public
> forum (like you do above), inevitably, it creates tension. When you
> openly insult /the person/ that is rooting for us on the inside of W3C,
> it creates irreparable damage.
Can you please find one time when I have insulted anyone. Please be precise and quote. Don't just create innuendos.
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