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

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:26:19 -0500
Message-ID: <5118FF8B.30906@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 2/11/13 9:11 AM, Michael Hackett wrote:
> 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.
Yes, and that get's fleshed in the WebID-TLS protocol spec doc. That was 
the plan.



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