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

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2016 23:38:18 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok0eHnidH_0nerdJQOZyQDV4wR=JyyWcJFXZP8WFrVmZXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Chadwick <d.w.chadwick@kent.ac.uk>, public-credentials@w3.org, joe@joeandrieu.com
On Thu, 9 Jun 2016 at 03:15 David Chadwick <d.w.chadwick@kent.ac.uk> 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
>
> wouldn't it be validation?

unless your talking about the identification of the instrument.  It's very
difficult to do digital identification of a human remotely.   human
controlled root idetnfiers / AUTH isn't really supported atm.  not without
a particular institutional provider.
Received on Wednesday, 8 June 2016 23:39:01 UTC

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