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Re: New revision of Verifiable Claims Architecture summary

From: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:38:57 -0400
To: Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Message-ID: <575F27F1.9050803@digitalbazaar.com>
On 06/13/2016 05:05 PM, Steven Rowat wrote:
> [snip]
> 2. The 'detailed' version begs the question now: why have that added
> 'Repository' step at all? The Registry seems to fulfill the same
> function. (If not, what does the Repository do that the Registry
> doesn't?)

A repository stores claims and is private. A registry stores identifiers
and is public.

> 3. All versions: what happened to a Credential being a wrapper of a
> set of Claims? Has this been deprecated completely? Or is it merely
> not being shown for simplicity?

Merely not shown for simplicity.

Dave Longley
Digital Bazaar, Inc.
Received on Monday, 13 June 2016 21:39:23 UTC

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