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Re: Slides: High-level intro to Credentials (W3C TPAC)

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:34:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+r619WQOO1FktyoR0stNxEA_fqygOGw1CeNVXESJ+2mA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
On 25 October 2014 04:44, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> On 10/23/2014 07:45 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> > It's the third time ive tried this demo and it still confuses me.
> > When trying on firefox / ubuntu I am left filling out 2-3 forms and
> > ending with a login button that I cant get past.
>
> I hate to throw a blog post at you, but I'm strapped for time due to
> TPAC. Have you followed these instructions (and have you tried w/ Google
> Chrome):
>
> https://manu.sporny.org/2014/identity-credentials/
>

Great, thanks, I'll try chrome, I was using firefox.


>
> > So the aim of this group seems to separate the content from the
> > medium to make it portable and add signatures to verify.  A good
> > idea!
>
> :)
>
> > I keep trying to find an identity that I can look and test with, at
> > but I can never seem to get one when trying to demo, nor have I ever
> > been pointed to one when asking for one.  So I'll try one more time.
> > Do you have an example identity that can be looked at e.g. with curl,
> > and in the browser?
>
> Keep in mind that this system is highly experimental, so you might try
> opening a Javascript console and looking for a failure message. In the
> end, you should end up w/ an identity URL that looks like this
> (borrowing from the PaySwarm implementation for publicly listed identity
> information):
>
> https://dev.payswarm.com/i/manu
>
> You can CURL that URL and get JSON-LD back:
>
> curl https://dev.payswarm.com/i/manu
>
> and in the future, you'd be able to see public "claim"s as well:
>
> http://opencreds.org/specs/source/identity-credentials/#a-typical-identity
>

Thank you, this is what I was looking for.  Will digest.


>
> > Best I saw a flash of was @id = identus.com/Melvin
> > <http://identus.com/Melvin> Carvalho ... which seems to think the
> > document and the data are the same thing, which I think may be
> > problematic if the primary goal is portability ...
>
> The demo doesn't expose machine-readable information via content
> negotiation yet. In the future it will, but the identity credentials
> demo was more about creating an identity, writing credentials to that
> identity, and using those credentials to log into a website. If the demo
> were to work for you, this is the type of information you'd see placed
> into your identity (here's mine):
>
> http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=syQE7xkX
>
> Some of that information would be exposed publicly, some of it wouldn't.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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> http://manu.sporny.org/2014/dawn-of-web-payments/
>
>
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