[foaf-protocols] WebID Protocol / WOT Ontology

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 11:08:42 CEST 2010


On 19 September 2010 16:54, Reto Bachmann-Gmür <me at farewellutopia.com>wrote:

> Hi Melvin,
>
> I agrre with you that user -> pub key direction is more intuitive.
>
> However the current spec drafts require cert:identity which is a link from
> the public key to the user (and not a cert containing the webid).
>

Sorry, yes, you are right.


>
> Cheers,
> reto
>
> On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 2:50 PM, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Quick question from the other thread.
>>
>> Should the WebID protocol be able to recognise WOT style public keys [1].
>>
>> Currently WOT 0.1 has a triple in the style.
>>
>> User wot:hasKey <PubKey> *
>>
>> WOT 0.1 is a bit old and we can probably make some tweaks to the syntax in
>> view of the WebID protocol.
>>
>> But the question is:  should we allow a WebID to link to a Public Key as
>> part of the WebID protocol (currently there is no such requirement, only
>> that a public key links to a cert, which contains a webid)
>>
>> Personally I find the user -> pub key directional link more intuitive, but
>> the current way works too.
>>
>> [1] http://xmlns.com/wot/0.1/
>>
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