Re: [Ideas] Diasambugating Identifier and Identity

Padma Pillay-Esnault <padma.ietf@gmail.com> Tue, 28 March 2017 21:54 UTC

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From: Padma Pillay-Esnault <padma.ietf@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:54:21 -0500
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Subject: Re: [Ideas] Diasambugating Identifier and Identity
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Hi Robert

Thanks for our comment.


On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 11:07 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm-ietf@htt-consult.com
> wrote:

> The Identifier/Identity definitions in draft-padma-ideas-problem-statement-01.txt
> is a good start, it fails in the appreviations used. (There is NO
> abbreviation for Identity!)
>

Yes I see your point.


>
> ID should NOT be the appreviation of Identitfier.  People will default to
> thinking 'Identity' when they see it.  Think about people outside our
> discussion group.
>
> I propose 'IDf' for Identifier.  'ID' is too owned by Identity.
>

I feel in the past they were used  interchangeably depending on protocols
which further muddles the water.
May be we should have IDy and IDr?


> I will be working on proposed wording to improve these definitions.
>

Great!

Thanks
Padma

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