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Re: DID PR #22 has been merged

From: Kim Hamilton Duffy <kim@learningmachine.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:58:56 +0000
Message-ID: <CAB=TY84ZKr40V+6qUtf0bAywXVdwS0Tts51J5F1KvE=fZ12_Zw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>
Cc: "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Interesting; I actually didn't realize this. I'll add it as an issue -- not
against the DID spec, but as a general "group productivity" sort of issue.

On Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 3:26 PM Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>
wrote:

> On 2017-11-05 11:08 AM, Kim Hamilton Duffy wrote:
> > Hi Steven,
> > Just making sure I understand -- you want to see the title (e.g.
> > "Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v0.7") copied at the top of the body
> > text?
>
> Yep.
>
> TL;dr: I think the page would do well to have a title anyway, and
> people not accustomed to snooping in source code, who read the page in
> a browser, will see the title displayed and its version number and be
> able to search for it.
>
>
> Longer version, in case you think I'm insane:
>
> I was attempting to figure out if I'd indeed fond the page with the
> PR#22 changes or not, and the simplest way to do that was to use
> search in the rendered page in Firefox for "0.7", which must have been
> added in the changes -- I thought. But I got "not found". So I became
> confused -- maybe this was an old page, not the new one.
>
> Then, looking more carefully at Manu's commit, I realized it was done
> in the html head. So it wouldn't appear on the browser page, which
> only shows the body. So I went back and searched the source code, and
> found it. So probably it is the right page.
>
> But that required quite a bit of knowing about both GitHub and HTML code.
>
> I'm hoping that this overall document on DIDs [v0.7, and later ones]
> can be easily found and read by people who only read text at the
> browser level, not necessarily at the source code level. I think that
> would be good for the ongoing process of keeping as many people in the
> loop as possible. And it doesn't seem to big a change to ask for --
> just the title and version number to be included.
>
> Steven
>
> > .
> > Thanks,
> > Kim
> >
> > On Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 10:58 AM Steven Rowat
> > <steven_rowat@sunshine.net <mailto:steven_rowat@sunshine.net>> wrote:
> >
> >     On 2017-11-05 9:22 AM, Kim Hamilton Duffy wrote:
> >      > In case you aren't signed up for github alerts, note that
> >     Manu's DID
> >      > PR #22 has been merged!
> >      > https://github.com/w3c-ccg/did-spec/pull/22
> >      >
> >      > Thanks to everyone for letting us get this resolved so we can push
> >      > forward with the next iterations.
> >
> >     Am I correct that the merged DID document, post PR-22, is  found at:
> >     https://w3c-ccg.github.io/did-spec/  ?
> >
> >     If so, I'd like to request that a title be put rendered onto this
> >     page, i.e. into the index.html <body>, that carries the version
> >     number, and not just in the page <head>.
> >
> >     This will be helpful for persons not fluent in GitHub (like myself)
> >     being able to read the ongoing main branch description and make sure
> >     they're reading the right one.
> >
> >     ie., add a copy of the page source title line content:
> >     <title>Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v0.7</title>
> >
> >     into the <body> with a <p> tag, so at the top of the rendered page
> >     will appear:
> >
> >     "Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v0.7
> >
> >     "Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) are a new type of identifier
> >     intended for verifiable digital identity that is "self-sovereign",
> >     i.e., fully
> >     under the control of an entity and not dependent on a
> >     centralized registry, identity provider, or certificate authority....
> >
> >     etc.
> >
> >
> >     Steven
> >
> >
> >      >
> >      > Best,
> >      > Kim
> >      > --
> >      > Kim Hamilton Duffy
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> >      > 400 Main Street Building E19-732, Cambridge, MA 02139
> >      >
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> >
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> >
>
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Kim Hamilton Duffy
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Co-chair W3C Credentials Community Group
400 Main Street Building E19-732, Cambridge, MA 02139

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