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Re: WebID definition -- proposal: drop the word 'uniquely'

From: Michael Hackett <michael.hackett@dal.ca>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:11:58 -0400
Message-ID: <CAK0jGPLJKSOysMk0XXOEL=EA7xx7X=WX6-woC_suS1KmUhtymA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
On 11 February 2013 07:06, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> "A WebID is an HTTP URI which uniquely denotes an Agent (Person,
> Organization, Group, Device, etc.)."
> I propose we drop 'uniquely'.  Unclear it adds anything here and may be
> confusing (at least it was to me).

I agree. In fact, "uniquely" here implies that the URI is the *only*
denotation of the Agent, which may not be true. I expect what is meant
is that the URI *unambiguously* denotes a *single* agent, or something
to that effect.
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