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Re: New revision of Verifiable Claims Architecture summary

From: Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:25:41 -0700
To: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>, Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Message-ID: <e6028bc3-4c55-dc8e-41c0-bc82a3c5a906@sunshine.net>
On 6/13/16 2:38 PM, Dave Longley wrote:
> 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.
>

Am I correct that a Holder entity could be their own Repository, for 
their own claims, but that they couldn't be their own registry, which 
is necessarily under a separate (possibly distributed) control?

Steven


>>
>> 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.
>
>
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