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From "David Pollak" <>
Subject Re: AW: Thoughts on building a business around ESME
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2009 23:18:16 GMT
On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 3:50 AM, Darren Hague <> wrote:

> I think that a useful lever for ESME adoption would be to make sure that
> Twitter (& Yammer?) integration is built-in - in other words, ESME should be
> usable as a Twitter client, so people can access their wider network. Once
> this is under way, integrating local users becomes easier.
> A useful default would be for users to specify their Twitter ID on
> registration/first login, and this would be their ESME ID too - @xyz would
> then work seamlessly. We would then need a convention for specifiying
> local-only users (i.e. those who do not have a Twitter account) - perhaps
> @_abcd or something similar.

Very cool idea.  You're suggesting "embrace and extend"... did you ever work
for Microsoft?

I think federation and portable identities (e.g., my personal ESME persona
and my work ESME persona, each served from different machines, share
non-protected messages)

> Along with this, of course, we need to implement the
> personal/group/local/global permissions model.
> - Darren

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