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Re: PR for playground

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2017 05:00:08 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok2nNjPi65TRymZm0hngS+J8ZQFoT6OFacmWXDvCYu6YCA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com>, Greg Adamson <g.adamson@ieee.org>
Cc: W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, Christopher Allen <ChristopherA@blockstream.com>
On Fri, 31 Mar 2017 at 10:51 Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> On 03/25/2017 06:55 PM, Tony Arcieri wrote:
> > I would recommend Blockstream's secp256k1 Schnorr signature
> > algorithm, although unfortunately I don't think there are existing
> > standards describing it published through any sort of standards
> > body.
>
>
Just introducing Greg re: blockchain / IEEE


> I'll close the loop on this w/ Christopher Allen, who works at
> Blockstream. We'll be collaborating on this and other things at the next
> Rebooting Web of Trust 4 Workshop in Paris at the end of April:
>
> http://www.weboftrust.info/next-event-page.html
>
> > In all of my personal and professional work we are using EdDSA, which
> > is a Schnorr scheme and standardized in RFC 8032.
>
> I've raised an issue to implement this:
>
> https://github.com/digitalbazaar/jsonld-signatures/issues/21
>
> I don't expect it to be done any time soon, as we're heads down on other
> things, but demand for it is rising and as soon as we get an
> implementation in Forge, we can move forward with it in the Linked Data
> Signatures stuff.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Rebalancing How the Web is Built
> http://manu.sporny.org/2016/rebalancing/
>
>
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