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Henry StorySep 3, 2010 9:59 am 
Henry StorySep 3, 2010 10:07 am 
Kingsley IdehenSep 3, 2010 10:54 am 
NathanSep 3, 2010 10:59 am 
Kingsley IdehenSep 3, 2010 11:03 am 
Henry StorySep 3, 2010 11:05 am 
Henry StorySep 4, 2010 10:28 am 
Henry StorySep 6, 2010 5:33 am 
Dan BrickleySep 6, 2010 5:52 am 
Subject:Re: [foaf-protocols] todo: smtp/pop proxy for Web Mail
From:Henry Story (
Date:Sep 3, 2010 11:05:30 am

On 3 Sep 2010, at 18:59, Nathan wrote:

Kingsley Idehen wrote:

On 9/3/10 12:59 PM, Henry Story wrote:

An idea: how to get rid of e-mail.

Blogging is like e-mail with access control. Post a blog entry that can be read
only by the people you intend to read using access control. Ping them. They use
WebID to authenticate and can read it, copying the entry over to their store.

Result: secure e-mail that arrives in a couple of connections at its

Next: write a pop/smtp proxy, so that people can use their current e-mail
clients to do their work.

+ imap

site atop S/MIME.

We call it ODS-Mail :-)

yup, think gmail already has an offering for this, web side imap api irrc

Well they don't have the key part: WebID mail. Currently all mail on the network
is in clear text, and hops arround servers instead of going directly to its