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Re: PR for playground

From: Pindar Wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2017 18:09:56 +0800
Message-ID: <CAM7BtUrZVmxhbR6B_vQAk9ouFm2mNMsv4BfEio_mn04K-zmyaQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Greg Adamson <g.adamson@ieee.org>
Cc: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>, Christopher Allen <ChristopherA@blockstream.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com>
Hi Manu,

FWIW, the Internet Society <http://www.isoc.org> has also formed a
Blockchain Special Internet Group where I serve as the interim-Chair.

I hope that we can all find a way to move the ball forward together.

Regards,

p.


On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 1:25 PM, Greg Adamson <
greg.adamson.engineer@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Manu
>
> IEEE has been developing a SIG on blockchain over the past year which I
> chair, and will be announcing an "Industry Connection" on identity and
> blockchain next Tuesday in Vancouver at our Blockchain Summit. An IC is a
> pre-standards engagement activity.
>
> The blockchain standards / governance space is going to be chaotic and
> fragmented for a while (I am also part of the ISO process as a member of
> the Australian TC), but if you see any pain points that seem to fall into
> IEEE's areas of expertise, point them out and we will see what can be done.
>
> Regards Greg
>
> On 31 Mar. 2017 4:02 pm, "Timothy Holborn" <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> 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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