[Wg-uma] Introductions

Eve Maler Eve.Maler at Sun.COM
Tue Aug 4 06:44:13 PDT 2009

Ah, very interesting use case.  We may want to explore this in the  
context of the XRD work in OASIS and the OAuth-ified Discovery Service  
work in Kantara (two of the potential liaisons mentioned in the  


On 4 Aug 2009, at 1:28 AM, Christian Scholz wrote:

> Hi!
> My name is Christian Scholz, based in Aachen, Germany. I am very  
> much interested in the interoperability of social networks and  
> virtual worlds based on open standards.
> I am also on the board of the DataPortability Project and producing  
> two podcasts with some friends about the topic:
> * http://openwebpodcast.de in german and
> * http://datawithoutborders.net in english which is now paused but  
> hopefully will be revived soon
> Additionally I tend to blog here and there at http://mrtopf.de/blog  
> in both german and english
> My main use case for distributed social networks is all around the  
> idea of a service catalogue, where a user just points to a list of  
> services when signing up to a new third party site which then  
> somehow needs to be able to access those services without the need  
> to redirect to each of them to ask for permission. I hope this  
> working group will work on a good solution for that. My goal would  
> be simply to actually not "sign up" to each new site or virtual  
> world but simply to "login" without prior registration, all your  
> information should be on the network and easily accessible in a  
> protected way.
> Cheers,
> Christian
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Eve Maler                                          eve.maler @ sun.com
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