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Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:26:34 +0100
From: "" <>
Subject: Re: Authentication vs identification

On 12/17/2017 08:21 PM, Denny O'Breham wrote:
> «if we roll back a little to:
> auth is a mutual activity (all parties are actively involved)
> then the principal difference really shines:
> i am the only man knowing my password (secret key)
> therefore my active participation is REQUIRED for auth.»
> Maybe we don't have the same definitions of "mutual activity" and
> "active participation", but I can't see how this doesn't apply to
> identification.

the keyword is "REQUIRED"

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