Re: [Ideas] Diasambugating Identifier and Identity

Hesham ElBakoury <> Tue, 28 March 2017 22:35 UTC

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We can use ID for identifier, and IDn, or IDT for identity (although sometimes IDT is used for identity theft).

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From:Padma Pillay-Esnault
To:Robert Moskowitz,Padma Pillay-Esnault
Date:2017-03-28 14:54:43
Subject:Re: [Ideas] Diasambugating Identifier and Identity

Hi Robert

Thanks for our comment.

On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 11:07 AM, Robert Moskowitz <<>> 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.



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