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Re: Request for terminology input - consumer/inspector/TBD Credential

From: Joe Andrieu <joe@joeandrieu.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:33:30 -0700
Message-Id: <1465407210.2204930.631860297.5CA5F741@webmail.messagingengine.com>
To: David Chadwick <d.w.chadwick@kent.ac.uk>, public-credentials@w3.org
Thanks, David. I will review your comment and the rest of the document
with an eye to that mistake. I would not be surprised that I misspeak.

I do contend that an identity doesn't exist without an observer making a
correlation, but if I say that identity doesn't "occur", that would be
confusing.

On Wed, Jun 8, 2016, at 10:14 AM, David Chadwick wrote:
> 
> 
> Joe wrote:
> > Also, here's the current draft of the upcoming white paper on "identity"
> > and "correlation".  It's not complete, but you can get a bit more detail
> > on the argument and a few examples of what we mean.
> > 
> > https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nxo7jXrfg0s5nAXS4ue0uERm6aAAUF39HczgwygJLFk/edit?usp=sharing
> > 
> > Again, I realize it might be too late to shift that language, but if we
> > can, I think it would significantly improve the clarity and simplicity
> > of the documents.
> 
> Hi Joe
> 
> I have just commented on your whitepaper, making the remark that I think
> you are wrongly using the term 'identity' when you should be using the
> term 'identification'. It is identification that occurs when correlation
> takes place.
> 
> regards
> 
> David


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