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Re: proposal to change mission statement

From: Mountie Lee <mountie@paygate.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 02:05:56 +0000
Message-ID: <CAE-+aYKn7JNzX22K2n0opqFAnkap46xHb+BmFYTgADm=EeW4+w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Roets, John" <John.Roets@disney.com>, "Lemieux, Victoria" <v.lemieux@ubc.ca>, Wayne Vaughan <wayne@tierion.com>
Cc: Blockchain CG <public-blockchain@w3.org>
I'm try to move this to github issue.

see : https://github.com/w3c/blockchain/issues/16


2016년 9월 20일 (화) 오후 6:10, Roets, John <John.Roets@disney.com>님이 작성:

> +1
> I totally agree that we need to very explicitly call out the future
> importance of non-payment, non-financial, and non-currency applications of
> blockchain technology.
>
> (: My only weigh in on W3C considerations is that there may be something
> to be said about creation of a decentralized governance model as a more
> appropriate authority for standardization of this particular technology,
> but that's not necessarily a productive conversation :)
>
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> *From:* Lemieux, Victoria <v.lemieux@ubc.ca>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:49:49 AM
> *To:* Wayne Vaughan
> *Cc:* Mountie Lee; Blockchain CG
> *Subject:* Re: proposal to change mission statement
>
> Hi All, Apologies that I have been out of touch lately - I had some urgent
> travel come up . . .
>
> Comments on the mission statement:
>
> 1. I like the original version below, but think we could also add “To
> consider how blockchain standards can leverage or inter-operate with
> existing W3C standards”
> 2. Although I am sympathetic with the spirit of integreting blockchain
> payments and integration of wallet technology into browsers and other apps,
> I actually don’t agree that the PRIMARY use case for blockchains is
> payments.  This may become more obvious as we gather together specific use
> cases.
> 3. I agree that it will be helpful to start systematically
> capturing/developing a blockchain terminological database.
> 4. We may also want to consider other standard making initiatives, e.g.,
> the aforementioned ISO Blockchain standard initiative, and how our work can
> leverage/support/fill gaps.
>
> Best wishes,
> Victoria
>
> On Sep 20, 2016, at 7:38 AM, Wayne Vaughan <wayne@tierion.com> wrote:
>
> I'd like to make two suggestions.
>
> 1) The primary use case for blockchains is payments.  I propose the
> mission statement include something about payments. Example:  To develop
> standards around blockchain payments and integration of wallet technology
> into browsers and other apps.
>
> 2) There is a lot of hype and confusion about blockchain technology.  The
> very definition of blockchain is in question to many. I propose the mission
> statement include something about clarifying the confusion.  Example: To
> maintain a set of definitions of blockchain technologies, explore emerging
> blockchain technologies and provide analysis on their utility vs existing
> technologies."
>
> I recognize that second recommendation may fall outside the traditional
> role of the W3C.  However I think it's worth considering given the state of
> the industry.
>
>
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> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 9:07 AM, Mountie Lee <mountie@paygate.net> wrote:
>
>> Hi.
>>
>> let me re-post proposal to change mission statement
>> at CG homepage (https://www.w3.org/community/blockchain/)
>>
>> I don't know decision making procedure of CG.
>> but anyway
>>
>> current statement is as following
>>
>> "The mission of the the Blockchain Community Group is to generate
>> message format standards of Blockchain based on ISO20022 and to generate
>> guidelines for usage of storage including torrent, public blockchain,
>> private blockchain, side chain and CDN. This group will study and evaluate
>> new technologies related to blockchain, and use cases such as interbank
>> communications."
>>
>> and the suggestion is as following
>>
>> The mission of the Blockchain Community Group is to unleash blockchain to
>> its full potential by working in the areas, but not limited, to the
>> following:
>>
>>    - To develop the standard protocols of blockchain to interconnect
>>    other
>>    networks and services across the industries used for financial
>>    transactions, mobile operations, autonomous devices, and etc.
>>    - To develop the guidelines for the use of storage technology
>>    including
>>    torrent, different chain species, CDN, and etc.
>>    - To study and possibly to develop standard procedures to evaluate the
>>    technological variants of blockchain.
>>    - To explore use cases to help dreamers, visionaries and entrepreneurs
>>    to expand the technology to unexploited realms and territories.
>>    - To foster the collaborations and communication of world blockchain
>>    engineering and business community.
>>
>>
>> and the discussion history is at
>> https://blockchaincg.atlassian.net/browse/BT-8
>>
>
>
>
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