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Re: Comments on VCTF Report

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:14:50 +1100
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok3iTHUEdV2zTaOiqtE4VW9tzWNMoDjx=2AeMAQrYQ4kTg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Nick Shearer <nshearer@apple.com>, Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>, Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Perhaps the problem statement needs to be cleared up in lay terms more

IMHO the inclusion of Linked-Data technology changes opportunities
substantially.  I'm not clear on whether people who use internet generally
or even many within the technical domain; are clear on the field of work of
Linked-Data and the implications these works may have on the way
communications technology interacts with life in a functional manner.

Purely RDBMS related web-technologies have properties and limitations that
are unlike the functional properties made available via linked-data related

Re: Payment Use-Cases,

- Warranty for products.
- History of Products (ie: vehicles repair records)
- Verified right to purchase (controlled products.)
- Invoices?  (i'm thinking about trades-people who may issue invoices in
relation to services delivered)
- Accounting (verifying accounts have been audited)
- Verification of Payee (ie: paying the right person, who is a known legal
entity, et.al.)
- Registrations for Commissions (inc. online royalties for sold creative

- Availability of (verified, financial) records in a privacy preserving way
whilst enhancing capacity to more easily search / organise disparate
records from a plurality of providers, through the utility of

I can think of others...  Yet. Wasn't sure if you kept the list short

On 20 February 2016 at 15:57, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> On 02/19/2016 11:48 PM, Nick Shearer wrote:
> >
> >> On Feb 19, 2016, at 8:46 PM, Manu Sporny
> >> <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Do you think that writing up a draft charter along with a set of
> >> use cases and presenting it to the interviewees again would elicit
> >> a clear answer on whether or not they think the work should be done
> >> at W3C?
> >
> > A draft charter would certainly clear up the scope of work that was
> > being proposed and allow that to be evaluated with regards to the
> > W3C’s remit, so could be a good idea.
> Great, thanks Nick. That's what we're planning to propose as a next
> step for the Verifiable Claims work during the Web Payments IG
> face-to-face (see slide 11):
> https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1K6VHQ38XCoGfadNmE1OVCkS7hq32XiBfq-iMCVN8o68/edit#slide=id.gf0c87eb4f_0_259
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Web Payments: The Architect, the Sage, and the Moral Voice
> https://manu.sporny.org/2015/payments-collaboration/
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