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Re: Suggestion: use simple time-flow example as Architecture Block Diagram

From: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 12:19:22 -0400
To: Steven Rowat <steven_rowat@sunshine.net>, Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Message-ID: <575EDD0A.9010203@digitalbazaar.com>
On 06/12/2016 07:55 PM, Steven Rowat wrote:
> On 6/12/16 8:04 AM, msporny@digitalbazaar.com wrote:
>> Topic: Discuss purpose of architecture proposal
>> Adam Lake: http://w3c.github.io/webpayments-ig/VCTF/architecture/
>> Adam Lake: Long form version,
>> https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/ID2020DesignWorkshop/raw/master/topics-and-advance-readings/a-self-sovereign-identity-architecture.pdf
>> Manu Sporny:  We're putting this proposal together because a
>>   number of people at W3C requested it. This arch doc is here to
>>   quickly inform people about the type of arch we're talking about.
> I'd like to suggest a change of the basic architecture 'block diagram'.
> I believe it will be easier to follow, and be more meaningful to a new
> reader, if it is presented as a 'flow diagram' that includes time.
> I suggest as an example of what I mean, that steps like the ones below,
> for a simple Credential creation and check, could be blocks, possibly
> set up left-to- right or top-to-bottom for the flow of time:

Here's another take on the diagram. This may not be quite what you're 
asking for -- but please provide feedback:


Dave Longley
Digital Bazaar, Inc.
Received on Monday, 13 June 2016 16:19:48 UTC

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