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Re: Verifiable Claims Telecon Minutes for 2016-02-09

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 10:20:07 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_JiY+x0RM13bND8go7b0RUDr3w08j2ZEvFA7cdj6PoZuw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>
Cc: W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Verifier seems appropriate given that these are "verifiable" claims

On 15 February 2016 at 00:59, Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>
wrote:

> On 2/14/16 1:44 PM, Manu Sporny wrote:
>
>> I'm happy with 'evaluators', but wonder what our colleagues in the
>> education industry think? ...[snip]
>>
>> Credential/Claim Requestor and Credential/Claim Verifier could also work?
>>
>
> IMO any of Requestor, Verifier, or Evaluator would be preferable to
> Consumer.
>
> Except, Requestor could be confused with 'holder', the person/entity
> asking for the original issuing, since at the start they are 'requesting'
> that a credential be issued for them -- which they then take elsewhere to
> be Evaluated or Verified (or, currently, Consumed).
>
> But as you noted, with multiple possible systems in play -- finance,
> education, payments, government -- it's going to be hard not to cause at
> least some confusion somewhere.
>
>
> Steven
>
>
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