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Re: Review of Verifiable Claims Working Group Charter

From: John Tibbetts <john.tibbetts@kinexis.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2016 09:44:28 -0800
Cc: Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2706ADB1-8025-4BD3-8284-076FE048A698@kinexis.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Both these changes look fine to me.

I especially like the first,

John


> On Mar 12, 2016, at 8:47 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> 
> On 03/10/2016 08:40 PM, John Tibbetts wrote:
>> I have two comments:
>> 
>> Section 2. Goals
>> 
>> ... there’s one other point that might strengthen the goals.
>> Since the Problem Statement explicitly includes the point about
>> cross-industry interoperability shouldn’t there be a goal that makes
>> some assertion like: Supporting extensible vocabularies that can
>> serve the needs of a variety of industries.
> 
> In an attempt to address your comment, I added this to the "Goals" section:
> 
> """
> Ensuring that the machine-readable language that expresses verifiable
> claims (aka vocabularies) are 1) reusable, so that a single vocabulary
> may suit the needs of a broad set of stakeholders, and 2) extensible, so
> that particular industry verticals may build extensions on top of
> existing vocabularies to suit their needs.
> """
> 
> https://github.com/w3c/webpayments-ig/commit/50a53d3f40ee17b69ac2a850dc60ac1c0f938af0#diff-b366572a8c93e0ca1d571849e3ae6a3dR157
> 
>> Section 3.2. Security and Privacy Considerations
>> 
>> I wonder if we shouldn’t slightly soften this sentence: "Protection
>> of the privacy of all participants in a credentials ecosystem is
>> essential to maintaining the trust that credential systems are
>> dependent upon to function.”.
> 
> I tried softening/rewording a bit, but would need more specific changes
> if you're not okay with the changes:
> 
> https://github.com/w3c/webpayments-ig/commit/50a53d3f40ee17b69ac2a850dc60ac1c0f938af0#diff-b366572a8c93e0ca1d571849e3ae6a3dR223
> 
> -- manu
> 
> -- 
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> https://manu.sporny.org/2015/payments-collaboration/
> 
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