i-number


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i-number

(1) A persistent number registered to people, organizations and objects in the XRI system for consistent naming across the Internet. See XRI.

(2) An index entry in the Unix file system. See inode.
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Automatic mapping of i-names to i-numbers means individuals will never have to worry about their personal account information being compromised or their OpenID identifier being 'recycled' to another registrant," continued Caluori.