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Re: Should WebIDs denote people or accounts?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sun, 18 May 2014 19:31:02 -0400
Message-ID: <537942B6.5010108@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 5/18/14 12:29 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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>     We don't have a problem have a problem here at all.
>
>
> Yes, I think Kingsley has it here.
>
> When I am entering a country I present a passport.  The are not giving 
> access to the passport, they are giving access to the person.
>
> Some people have more than one passport, each will have different 
> effects, but the same person is using them.
Yep!

We don't have a problem here. The specs are loosely coupled, and RDF 
statements enable expression that ultimately manifests personae.

Passports, Drivers Licenses, Club Cards, Credit Cards etc.. are all 
examples of Identity Cards that can represent the personae of a single 
person.

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