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Re: Verifiable Claims Charter Proposal prepped for W3M

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:15:13 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok2g+xO7+OAu_L2To_0C+1u_LzTXYWG_8Gp-S4KNdpPYOQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Chadwick <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk>, public-credentials@w3.org
On Sat, 1 Oct 2016 at 18:40 David Chadwick <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi Manu
>
> my immediate comment upon reading the new charter, is "why isn't a SAML
> assertion a verifiable claim?". When I read it with the SAML model in
> mind, it seems to me that it fits the charter, and hence many
> (particularly new) readers might argue that the work is not needed.
>
>
A friend recently highlighted the opportunity for web-extensions of
active-directory onto web via creds.  Made alot of sense to me...


> Don't you think the charter ought to contain the definition for a
> verifiable claim in order to make it crystal clear to the reader what we
> are talking about?
>

Does this not get into the complex field of 'what people say about you' as
it relates to 'identity'.

That problem we all know exists; but only those 'blockchain' orientated are
funded to commercially 'exploit'...


> regards
>
> David
>
> On 30/09/2016 03:54, Manu Sporny wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Based on Wendy's feedback since W3C TPAC 2016:
> >
> > https://github.com/w3c/webpayments-ig/issues/44
> >
> > A new version of the Verifiable Claims Charter Proposal for W3M has been
> > prepared with the following changes:
> >
> > * The Problem Statement and Goals section has been moved into to a
> >   Charter Motivations document.
> > * The dates have been adjusted to provide a less aggressive timeline to
> >   get to CR.
> > * The chairs and staff contact participation have been marked "TBD".
> > * A diff-marked version based on the previous charter approved by the
> >   Verifiable Claims Task Force has been generated.
> >
> > The new charter can be viewed here:
> >
> > http://w3c.github.io/webpayments-ig/VCTF/charter/rc-3.html
> >
> > A diff-marked copy is here:
> >
> > http://w3c.github.io/webpayments-ig/VCTF/charter/rc-3-diff.html
> >
> > W3M-specific landing page for next Wednesday's meeting is here:
> >
> > http://w3c.github.io/webpayments-ig/VCTF/w3m.html
> >
> > Please let me know if there are any concerns or issues with the prepared
> > material.
> >
> > -- manu
> >
>
>
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