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Re: W3C Advisory Board discussion on Verifiable Claims

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:36:16 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLg7KyDshBmxxPHGCmfyW5MuVt7iuMr_6joEaXMnD2eHQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>, Bob Burke <bburke@kou.pn>, Jay Johnson <jay@qples.com>, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
On 14 November 2016 at 16:28, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> The W3C Advisory Board discussed whether or not Verifiable Claims are
> ready for a Working Group during a recent meeting. Note that three of of
> the ten Advisory Board members are the same people/orgs that remain
> skeptical of the Verifiable Claims work: Chris Wilson (Google), Mike
> Champion (Microsoft), and Tantek Çelik (Mozilla).
> Some of you will not be able to see the minutes from the meeting as they
> are W3C Member Only. The AB Minutes of the discussion around Verifiable
> Claims are here:
> https://www.w3.org/2016/10/31-ab-minutes.html#item04
> Mike Champion is also questioning whether or not there is enough buy in
> and implementation experience in the payments and retail space here:
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webpayments-
> comments/2016Nov/0022.html
> Bob, Jay, you guys may want to weigh in on that email noting the sort of
> implementation experience that each of your organizations have in the
> digital coupon space and your desire to support the verifiable claims
> work in your implementations. DavidE, I don't know if you want to
> mention anything on behalf of Verifone? Jay, does your committee at GS1
> want to weigh in on this?
> Web Payments IG, payments are being placed on the chopping block wrt.
> Verifiable Claims. Do any other IG members want to assert support for
> this work? Wasn't the Web Payments IG already clear about their desires?
> Richard, Matt, can we put a short agenda item on tomorrow's Verifiable
> Claims call about this?

Very interested in this work and hoping to implement in nodejs, with
services built on top.

Verifyable claims is part of the bitmark [1] roadmap

I think it the Solid [2] team would also be interested in this work,
especially if is explicitly compatible with WebID decentralized identity
and discovery [3] (it's neither mentioned on the charter or primer).  The
advantage there being that the director of the w3c is interested in this

[1] http://www.bitmark.io/
[2] https://github.com/solid/solid
[3] https://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/webid/spec/identity/

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