[OpenID board] About Forming an OIDF Chapter
bill at oidf.org
Mon Aug 11 20:27:45 UTC 2008
Thanks for talking on the phone. I really look forward to working with you
on your ideas in the coming weeks.
On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 5:36 AM, Hal Warren <hal at assoclink.com> wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> I am available anytime except 3-4 p.m. EDT today (Monday), or after 3 p.m.
> EDT on Tuesday. In recent years my focus has been with XML and XML
> workflow. XML organization shapes my perspective. Please excuse my naivete
> with regard to OpenID, essentially we want to understand how professional
> societies can enhance the protocol and to better understand the Foundation's
> CrossREF, along with every academic publisher, is wrestling with author
> identification. I wonder if OpenID can extend to include appropriate
> attributes to facilitate author identity? CrossREF, publishers and social
> networks can create value from those attributes.
> What is ResearcherID developed by Thomson Reuter? Is it appropriate to
> include it in the OpenID protocol? Is there advantage to ResearcherID to be
> a subset of OpenID?
> I also wonder if fixed definitions for OpenID entities have been
> developed? Can an organization, a lab, a bar of beer drinkers have an
> OpenID? If so, what attributes do they have? This is an area I believe the
> social sciences potentially can help extend and define.
> Our proposed chapter organizers are as follows:
> Hal Warren
> Association Link, Inc.
> Manassas, VA
> Momlu Sancea
> Vintage Coding
> Locust Grove, GA
> Azalia Ramos
> Azalia Associates
> Manassas, VA
> We will also solicit Founding Board Members from the following
> organizations once bylaws are established:
> American Anthropological Association
> American Psychological Association
> American Sociological Association
> American Education Research Association
> American Foreign Service
> Mark Logic Corporation
> Really Strategies
> Our mission and bylaws are subject to OIDF Board of Directors approval. At
> this stage we wish to define a mission. I look forward to our conversation.
> On Aug 8, 2008, at 1:38 PM, Bill Washburn wrote:
> Hi Hal,
> Thanks for your letter. Being a former academic myself what you've got in
> mind is very compelling. I'd really enjoy the chance to talk with you and
> learn more about what you envision. All of the professional association
> connections you have makes it clear there are a whole host of ways we could
> collaborate. Are you available today or next week?
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 6:06 AM, Hal Warren <hal at assoclink.com> wrote:
>> Please see attached.
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