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Re: Electronic Driving Licenses

From: David Chadwick <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:25:31 +0100
To: public-vc-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <0132e237-abf5-4b4e-848b-2de2b88830e2@kent.ac.uk>
Thanks Mike

the other thing I mentioned to the UK DVLA was the notion of atomic VCs.
He had not heard of this concept before, but thought it was a good idea
if each driving license attribute was inserted in a separate VC so that
users could selectively disclose them. (I also shared ZKP VCs with him
as a more advanced alternative of this).

If we could get the ISO standard to acknowledge this concept as well
(assuming it does not already do this), then it would be a big win for

kind regards


On 16/04/2019 18:02, Mike Varley wrote:
> I am not an expert on the ISO spec, but an earlier version I saw was a set of claims (like a JSON doc) that could be wrapped in another attestation format - like a VC or JWS or both.
> I will try and follow up to see if that is still true.
> MV
> ´╗┐On 2019-04-16, 12:59 PM, "David Chadwick" <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk> wrote:
>     Hi All
>     I spoke with the UK Driving License Authority today and it appears that
>     an ISO standard for electronic driving licenses is nearly completed. It is
>     ISO 18013 part 5
>     It is out for ballot at the moment I believe.
>     Even though I am a member of BSI I cannot get a copy without being a
>     member of the working group (which I am not). But I understand that the
>     draft standard does not mention W3C Verifiable Credentials nor propose
>     to use our technology for electronic driving licenses. This would be a
>     huge missed opportunity if governments all around the world (including
>     the US, as I understand Virginia has piloted a system already) start to
>     issue electronic driving licenses that are not VC compatible.
>     Is anyone in our group a member of an ISO member body and could either
>     get a look at the standard, or even better, suggest that W3C VCs are one
>     of the mechanisms to be used for publishing electronic driving licenses
>     to users
>     Kind regards
>     David
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