[cap-talk] On the importance of being "untrusted" - let's be clear

Fred Spiessens fsp at info.ucl.ac.be
Thu Mar 3 14:15:21 EST 2005


  "unrecognized", "not recognized", or "unidentified" maybe ?

Fred.

On 03 Mar 2005, at 19:53, Karp, Alan H wrote:

> Jed Donnelley wrote:
>>
>> I  agree, though as I've argued above I believe the most
>> accurate and least
>> misleading term is "unnamed".
>>
> The danger is that the user will treat petnames as another name space
> for sites.  That's not what they are.  They are used to denote that
> you're talking to a specific organization.  "Unknown" or "May be a
> stranger" would avoid this problem.
>
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