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Re: Success! Web Payments IG approves Verifiable Claims next steps

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 09:20:04 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok04gKe-k=vDt4BiLCspQysSunKDAqaeitXF7E+R9RWxWg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
I'm so very pleased to hear of this outcome!!!

Congratulations to all those who've contributed along the way, with a
special mention to the Manu and Dave...

:)

Tim.H.

On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 7:15 PM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
>
> As many of you know, the Web Payments Interest Group meeting had an item
> on its agenda today about whether or not to approve continuing the work
> on verifiable claims by drafting a charter and a set of minimal use
> cases for circulation among the W3C membership and potential new W3C
> members. A positive vote would see our work go to the next stage, a
> negative vote would have set us back a year or more. So, the stakes were
> pretty high for today.
>
> It was a nail-biter, lots of discussion and negotiation around
> verifiable claims throughout the entire day. It felt like it wasn't
> going to happen when we went into the voting stage.
>
> The final vote was initiated during the last 60 seconds of the Web
> Payments Interest Group meeting. The final vote was something like 20 to
> 0 with a handful of people abstaining. We did it!
>
> Thanks to everyone who has helped us get this far! It was really great
> to see everyone's hard work pay off in the end.
>
> We're on to the next leg of the process - drafting a charter and set of
> minimal use cases and socializing that among the people that might join
> the work (and the people that might oppose the work). We have roughly 2
> weeks to prep something to circulate at the W3C Advisory Committee
> Meeting at the end of March, so we're going to have to roll up our
> sleeves and put in some solid work starting next Tuesday.
>
> But first - make sure to celebrate - this is really great news!
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Identity Credentials and Web Login
> http://manu.sporny.org/2014/identity-credentials/
>
>
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