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Re: Terminology poll

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:25:19 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok0jtNr2+VQuYYd_3uO_HG4RAF_iH0OfzmfO7LGDQ3RN-w@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Chadwick <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk>, public-credentials@w3.org
How does this spec certify the "person" storing or making use of the claim?

The claim / credential itself is intended to be a controlled instruments, I
am unsure how this spec necessarily ensures a particular "identity" or
indeed subject,  the sole operator of it?

Tim.h.

On Tue., 27 Jun. 2017, 7:57 am David Chadwick, <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk>
wrote:

>
>
> On 26/06/2017 17:12, Dave Longley wrote:
> > The creator or originator of the claim is the "Claimant" --
>
> I dispute that. A claimant is defined as follows
>
> a person who makes a claim. Dictionary.com
> A person making a claim. Oxford dictionary
> a person who asks for something that they believe belongs to them or
> that they have a right to. Cambridge dictionary
>
> Clearly this is not the issuer who created the VC. This is the person
> that is presenting it to the inspector.
>
> When I go to claim social security I am the claimant, and I present
> documents (VCs) issued to me by the government to show my entitlement.
> To call the government that issued my documents the claimant is bizarre
>
> regards
>
> David
>
>
>
>
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