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Re: RFC: simple proposal for Internet-scoped IDs

From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 10:46:28 -0500

Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>:
> In fact, I'm having trouble coming up with a scenario in which identity
> / contact information is interesting enough to want to publish via the
> repository, yet not interesting enough to want to know before giving
> someone commit access.

Those aren't necessarily the *same* piece of information. In particular,
it is entirely possible that a user might want a different form of his name
and/or a different email address in his attribution cookie than he used
in his authentication for initially joining or signing in. I've seen
cases of this.

		Eric S. Raymond
Received on 2012-12-05 17:22:57 CET

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