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RE: Updated glossary

From: Hal Lockhart <hlockhar@bea.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 12:46:21 -0500
To: "Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)" <RogerCutler@chevrontexaco.com>, "Hugo Haas" <hugo@w3.org>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>

> - End User: I know this comes from somewhere else, but what the heck is
> a "natural person"?  Is this supposed to be some sort of distinction
> from something else?  And if so, what?  Is the definition really
> necessary at all?

Natural Person is a legal term used to distinguish a human being from a
corporation. In some situations the law treats them as equivalent, in others
it treats them differently.

A server operated by a corporation may be viewed as having the "identity" of
the corporation.

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