Domain model

Domain Model Diagram
Description Example

Holder A holder is something or someone who holds one or more identities.

Bill Gates (a person) or Microsoft (an organisation)

Source An internal or external source which contains data about holders.

Inrupt’s Solid serverAn on-premise SQL-databaseA social media platform, such as Facebook

Connection A holder’s connection to a source.

Bill gates has a Solid pod with WebID

Exchange An exchange defines how data was exchanged and for what purpose it can be used.

Bill gates exchanges his email address with his Solid-pod in the context of direct marketing.

Purpose A purpose for which certain types of data can be used.

An email address can be used in the context of direct marketing.

Resource A resource which contains the holder’s data.