[OpenID-Specs-eKYC-IDA] Salutation as a claim

Marcos Sanz sanz at denic.de
Wed Jan 29 16:15:04 UTC 2020

Hi all,

while talking about (or, better said, "only hearing")
in today's call, the claim "salutation" got my attention.

I know it has been there from the beginning. I have been thinking about 
it and am not sure why this should a claim in the sense of a 
proved/verified/assured property of an natural person. Salutation might 
depend on the gender, the language, the social context... even the time 
of the day! I don't think we'll find an evidence document proving a 

I've seen lots of databases storing the salutation along with the 
personal data of a person in order to make easy to write personalized 
emails/letters, but that's completely another context. I'd love to hear 
your thoughts about this before I open any issue in the tracker.


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