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Re: [ba-standard] Adding an identity extension to the assertion object

From: Sunny Lee <threeqube27@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:52:16 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+JncY+EO3VirwgKvqPaLue3PD5ccpdmBZ2AAxv=Rvbi+WLD6Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: ba-standard@googlegroups.com
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, "openbadges@googlegroups.com" <openbadges@googlegroups.com>

> Sunny, it is also mentioned a little later in the standard that "email" is
> "currently the only supported type" (see
> https://github.com/openbadges/openbadges-specification/blob/master/Assertion/latest.md#primitives
> )-- though there would potentially be no technical change to how other
> identifiers were added to the spec, as long as they were a string. We may
> want to consider other possibilities that may provide additional metadata
> and come more into line with JSON-LD than simply saying you could add a
> social profile URI in that field with a different type string.

I see what you mean. I believe this needs to be updated. I think the
standard supports multiple types while the Backpack does not. I will update
the documents.
Received on Thursday, 18 December 2014 16:54:24 UTC

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