[foaf-protocols] local password - was WebID pre-alpha specification (uses RDFa)
nathan at webr3.org
Thu Jul 22 00:41:32 CEST 2010
Toby Inkster wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Jul 2010 21:38:11 +0100
> Nathan <nathan at webr3.org> wrote:
>> The other alternative is for somebody else to write it up (even if
>> it's people here), and possibly combine it with (a probably needed)
>> 3rd party email verification service (which could sign the address
>> and provide a lookup to prove it's been validated - why every single
>> site has to repeat this process is beyond me).
> Here was an idea for an e-mail verification service a few months ago:
> Essentially a single service does the whole
> click-this-link-to-confirm-your-email-address dance, and after that
> publishes a single triple:
> <your webid> foaf:mbox_sha1sum "hash123456" .
> In an RDF file at:
> You can then, in your FOAF file include:
> <#me> foaf:mbox <mailto:me at example.net> .
> <mailto:me at example.net> rdfs:seeAlso
> <http://theirservice.example.com/data/hash123456> .
> Then somebody wanting to use your email address could double check that
> it belonged to you by following the seeAlso link, assuming of course
> that they trusted the theirservice.example.com service provider!
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