- Changed Personae to Personas at the suggestion of a tech writer.
- Removed the one-to-many link at the left of box 5. It depicted that a Digital Persona could have multiple other Digital Personas. In today's version a Digital Persona can still have multiple roles, and a role can result in multiple Digital Personas (e.g., accounts, certificates) for the represented Subject. This builds on an idea that if a subject has multiple Digital Personas, there's probably a reason, and that reason could be expressed as criteria for being assigned a Role (with resultant Digital personas).
- Removed Attribute from box 6. An attribute describes either a Digital Persona, or the Subject represented by a Digital Persona, so the concept of attribute has now been moved inside box 5. Roles are still a separate box, because they tend to be assigned, rather than inherent to the Digital Persona. True that a role may be expressed in the form of an attribute in a directory; but if it's an assigned value, then we're calling it a role.
Here's the model as of today:
Fred Wettling suggested we take a look at the CIM model (see commend on prior post). I haven't gotten around to that yet, but hope to soon.