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==Context==
 
* The [[Domain Name System]] was the first attempt in the digital age to create a set of [[Identifier]]s that could be associated within a trusted domain. It was a binding between an alphabetic name and an [[IP address]].
 
* The [[Domain Name System]] was the first attempt in the digital age to create a set of [[Identifier]]s that could be associated within a trusted domain. It was a binding between an alphabetic name and an [[IP address]].
* The next step was to address individuals at one computer system using the '''mailto:''' scheme that is now universal for email address. The address that once identified a user at a computer, now identifiers a user at a "domain" of computers.
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* The next step was to address individuals at one computer system using the '''mailto:''' scheme that is now universal for email address. The address that once identified a user at a computer, now identifies a user at a "domain" of computers.
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* The next step for [[Identity Management]] was to create domains that were dedicated to identifying users like '''tom#hotmail.com'''.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
  
 
[[Contest: Glossary]]
 
[[Contest: Glossary]]

Revision as of 10:03, 25 April 2021

Full Title or Meme

For Identity Management a domain is a walled off collection of resources that can be preferentially accessed by members of the domain.

Context

  • The Domain Name System was the first attempt in the digital age to create a set of Identifiers that could be associated within a trusted domain. It was a binding between an alphabetic name and an IP address.
  • The next step was to address individuals at one computer system using the mailto: scheme that is now universal for email address. The address that once identified a user at a computer, now identifies a user at a "domain" of computers.
  • The next step for Identity Management was to create domains that were dedicated to identifying users like tom#hotmail.com.

References

Contest: Glossary