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A good name is better than precious ointment.
“Must a name mean something?” Alice asked doubtfully.
“Of course it must,” Humpty Dumpty said with a short laugh: “my name means the shape I am—and a good handsome shape it is, too. With a name like yours, you might be any shape, almost.”
|--Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, 1872|
Identity is a foundation technology in secure networking. It, more than any other technology, interfaces directly with the network's users. But ...