[OpenID board] OpenID Foundation and Japan

Anh Kiêt tawano16 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 08:53:17 UTC 2008


+1 to a virtual chapter of OIDF!
 Where will the visibility?
1. Still a new website only for OpenID in Japan
2. Join the "OpenID Asia" initiative with tomorrow the Korea, China...
OpenIDAsia.org / com
3. To be a virtual subdisiary of OIDF ; japan.openid.net?

Thanks

Anh
On Feb 12, 2008 6:36 AM, Nat Sakimura <n-sakimura at nri.co.jp> wrote:

> All-
>
> We had a very productive meeting this morning in Tokyo, with Seki-san of
> SixApart, Sakamoto-san and Ishikawa-san of Verisign Japan and myself
> (from Nomura Research Institute, and XDI.ORG <http://xdi.org/>).
>
> Among other things, here are our concensus:
>
> 1. Japanese organization should start as the Japan Chapter of OpenID
> Foundation.
>    (i.e., no legal entity but a virtual chapter of OIDF as Seki-san
> suggested in
>   the previous mail.). Thus, to join Japan Chapter, it has to be a
> member of
>   OIDF, thus policies around IPR, trademark, membership, etc would also
> apply to
>   them.
>
>   Its primary purpose includes:
>   - Promotion of OpenID in Japan through:
>       - Preparation of Japanese translation of the SPECs.
>       - Preparation of Introductory Materials to End users explaining
>          - How to use OpenID
>          - Why using OpenID is good.
>       - Establishing working groups to discuss issues including
> Japanese specific ones.
>       - Press Relations
>   - Feedback to OpenID Foundation on the findings and requests from
> Japanese market.
>
> 2. We should target at annoucing it on Feb.28, when David comes to Japan.
>     Outline of the proposed announcement is being prepared right now.
>
> 3. For this to happen, obviously, we need OpenID Foundation's endorsment.
>    Also, OIDF's assistance to encourage Japanese entities of those
> Corporate Board
>    comapnies to join Japan Chapter is sought.
>
> 4. In pararell to 3. , we start recruiting the Japanese members.
>
> Bill, if the boards are ok with these, could you kindly follow up
> especially with
> item 3. above, please?
>
> Regards,
>
> --
> Nat Sakimura (=nat)
> http://www.sakimura.org/en/
>
>
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