[foaf-protocols] Some basic questions prior to development ?

Nathan nathan at webr3.org
Fri May 14 18:47:13 CEST 2010


mike amundsen wrote:
> <snip>
> http://esw.w3.org/Foaf%2Bssl/FAQ#Is_one_tied_to_using_only_one_browser_per_WebId_.3F
> </snip>
> 
> Installing the same cert on all the browsers on all my machines took
> some time and was a bit wonky (installing the cert for Chromium on
> Ubuntu is still a command-line adventure!). I also keep a signed back

did you get it working? I've never got that far yet - please do hit me 
up via usual method(s) if you managed!

> up of my personal cert in dropbox so that it's available when I am at
> another location or need to add it to my office machine, etc.
> 
> However, the key drawback for FOAF+SSL is that I can't easily use it
> on public computers when I an traveling. Luckily I almost always have
> a personal device w/ me that has my personal cert installed, but
> sometimes that's not the case.
> 
> Most people will do most of their authentication work from the same
> machines most of the time, but until WebID is perceived to be as
> portable as simple user/password authentication, there will be
> pushback to deal with.

what's the progress on this side of things? any recommended approaches 
or still work in progress (been looking at it too)

nathan

> mca
> http://amundsen.com/blog/


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