Could someone with access to the official text of ISO 27729:2012 tell me
whether an ISNI is a name identifier or an entity identifier? That is,
if someone changes their name (adopts a pseudonym, changes their name by
to marriage, transitions gender, etc), should they be assigned a new
If the answer is 'No' why is this called a 'name identifier'?
Ideally someone with access to the official text would update the
With a brief quote referenced to the standard with a page number.
[The context of this is ORCID, which is being touted as an entity
identifier, while not being clear on whether it's a name or entity