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Re: National Identification Number URIs ( NIN URIs )

From: Deborah MacPherson <debmacp@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2010 17:20:55 -0500
Message-ID: <48f213f31003071420y359f1e1fqe74815e394f59270@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Yes - the discovery hub is what I was trying to say.

On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 5:17 PM, Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Deborah MacPherson <debmacp@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Sounds like a good idea.
> > In the US all of the police and law enforcement organizations have unique
> > ID's, which the Nlets network has geo-encoded, which in turn helps build
> > more intelligent GIS data.
> > I work in the building industry with a focus on life safety and fire
> > departments - specifically exchanging open floor plans. But fire
> departments
> > don't have nationwide unique IDs. Let alone world wide.
> > The more simple solutions that can be created like you have proposed, the
> > easier it will be at some point to create maps between "all countries
> have
> > code points in different schemes" so urgent messages can be directed
> where
> > they need to go at a moments notice.
>
> Well yeah.
> I guess the victim's families would pretty much love that. Today.
>
> Creating simple URI schemes that can be transmitted via word-of-mouth
> is crucial at moments like these. I am working with a large team now
> and asking them to craft URIs for their data would go a long way if
> those URIs were globally meaningful.
>
> As you say, they could become some sort of discovery hub... or
> messaging platform.
>
> I found this guy, and just by looking at his passport I can craft a
> URI. Then I can access all his personal details and viceversa, others
> will know that I found him.
>
> This NIN scheme should be taken seriously...
>
> > Deborah MacPherson
> > On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> All countries have a National Identification Number scheme ( NIN ).
> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_identification_number
> >>
> >> Also, all countries have code points in different schemes.
> >>
> >> So, can't we combine both to create a de-facto URI for people based on
> >> country ids?
> >>
> >> For example: http://dbpedia.org/nin/cl/14168212
> >> That would be me based on my Chilean NIN.
> >>
> >> Is there some namespace for this already?
> >>
> >> When you have real world problems, like we have now in Chile, it is
> >> simple solutions like these that would make integration easier.
> >>
> >> For example, we have assigned a NS for chilean IDs. But some of the
> >> missing people here are tourists and we the only IFP we have is their
> >> national ID ( not emails ).
> >>
> >> Thx,
> >> A
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Aldo Bucchi
> >> skype:aldo.bucchi
> >> http://www.univrz.com/
> >> http://aldobucchi.com/
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