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Re: Outcome of Credentials presentation at Web Payments IG / W3C TPAC

From: Eric Korb <eric.korb@accreditrust.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:37:58 -0400
Message-ID: <CAMX+RnCebiEqznUya7GB3xzJi1p+x_Hy6dXh=ubWuVGpt_owEQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
+1 Great Job!
On Oct 27, 2015 11:14 AM, "Manu Sporny" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Overall, there is some good news wrt. Credentials from W3C TPAC.
> The Credentials presentation was allotted 45 minutes during the Web
> Payments Interest Group face-to-face meeting at the W3C Technical
> Plenary (W3C TPAC) this week.
> The tenor of the conversation this time around was much more positive
> (with a number of people expressing reservations, but not objecting to
> an attempt to formulate a properly scoped Working Group charter). The
> group motioned to extend the time to discuss credentials to double the
> time allotted (for the 8+ presentations, we were unique in generating
> such a massive amount of discussion - mostly positive).
> The bottom line is that the Web Payments Interest Group thinks that
> Credentials are a high priority and that we should start gathering
> supporting material together to write a draft working group charter.
> Some of this supporting material that we're missing is an explanation
> around why OpenID Connect, SAML, and a variety of the other technologies
> don't work for our use cases. In other words, we have to justify what
> makes this work different from everything else that has come before it.
> The W3C staff were largely supportive of the initiative now, as were
> many of the Web Payments IG members. The group has asked me to champion
> the creation of a plan to start a Credentials WG and propose it to the
> Web Payments Interest Group for approval in the next couple of weeks.
> Note that this is a better outcome than we had hoped for, so when we get
> back from W3C TPAC, it'll be time for the Credentials CG to hunker down
> and work on getting a plan to form a Credentials WG formulated quickly.
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Meritora - Web payments commercial launch
> http://blog.meritora.com/launch/
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