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But wouldn't the same be true of, say, HTTP URIs or any other URIs?
On 6/20/13 4:48 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> This is quite an interesting point. Perhaps webfinger records
> could have a created date field...
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: *Tim Berners-Lee*
> <ti...@w3.org <mailto:ti...@w3.org>> Date: 20 June 2013 23:53
> Subject: Yahoo to reuse email addresses - re: Identifier
> As email addresses become increasingly the grounding point for
> identity on the net, interesting to ask whether we should be
> expecting some standards of persistence ... or should we be always
> quoting them with a date?
>> """Yahoo tells security critics to chillax regarding its email
> recycling program
>> So much for trying to be nice. Yahoo’s latest bid to lift itself
> the tech also-ran swamp with an email recycling initiative has
> been criticized for potential security threats to dormant users. To
> try and calm down the pitchfork-wielding crowd, the company has
> released a statement describing various security measures that will
> be taken to insure past users’ data and security—but they may not
> cover all the bases."""
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Records had them in early drafts (the “expires” field), but that was removed since HTTP has headers that serve the same purpose.