Fwd: YADIS in one sentence

Joseph Holsten pantosys at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 02:57:05 UTC 2006

> Ya know, my term for the new web is: the new web.  I don't use the  
> term, and believe the use of version numbers as evil anyway. How  
> you could apply version 2.0 to the web, without referring to  
> protocols, is beyond me. But if you don't think these words are  
> convincing, use other ones. I'm assuming we're talking to someone  
> who will be impressed by buzzword bingo.
> No two pitches are the same. Use your best judgement. YMMV.  If  
> your target needs blog features, or single-sign-on, then that's  
> great. But here's my buzz-free pitch:
> "If anyone knows you by a web address, than you've got a web  
> identity. And all around today's web we can find interesting  
> distributed services. So you need a way to tie your web identity to  
> the services you need and use. That is what Yadis does."
> And now, here's another small sentence yet:
> "Yadis ties your web identity to the services you need and use."
> On Feb 24, 2006, at 12:01 PM, David Nicol wrote:
>> in my opinion, hitting people with new buzzwords that they don't  
>> know either
>> tends to turn them off, unless they;re taliking to you to fish for  
>> buzzwords.
>> I would say "YADIS currently offers a single-sign-in service for  
>> blogs,
>> so you don't have to make an account on a blog service you don't  
>> normally
>> use just to leave a comment."
>> (What? 2.0?  Web has existed for over a decade and they're only on  
>> version 2?)
>> On 2/18/06, Joseph Holsten <pantosys at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Short version: "Yadis ties services to your Web 2.0 identity"
>>> Long version:
>>> "A Web 2.0 Identity exists on the web. So it must be a URL. If  
>>> anyone
>>> knows you by a URL, you've got a web identity. Web 2.0 gives us
>>> distributed services all around the web. So a Web 2.0 Identity needs
>>> to be tied into the services you need and use. That is what Yadis  
>>> does."
>>> J. A. P. Holsten
>> --
>> David L Nicol
>> "You give it away like free samples"
>>   -- mudhoney
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