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Re: Agenda: Verifiable Claims Teleconference - Tuesday, June 13th 2016

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:41:14 -0400
Message-ID: <576079FA.5070608@digitalbazaar.com>
To: public-webpayments-ig@w3.org
CC: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
On 06/14/2016 04:34 PM, Dave Crocker wrote:
> Removing arrows from the lines connecting the boxes means that the 
> reader is unable to get any sense of how information flows in the 
> system.

We're attempting to address this by using either your or Dave Longley's
document (as discussed on the call today).

> The holder is specified as registering the identifier.  That means 
> the holder is the Subject.  It is confusing to use a label that 
> refers to one, later part of their role, but not to their original 
> role.  It also simply looks odd to say show the "Subject identifier" 
> being registered by anyone other than Subject, given the important 
> message of this effort that a person can control their own online 
> information.
> Also, I had been told that the Holder might not be the Subject.

Yes, don't quite know how to reconcile this at this point in time.

> Time sequence diagrams:
> I haven't studied these in detail.  Including them is interesting. 
> Not sure they strictly qualify as 'architecture', since they move 
> more into the realm of 'protocol'.  However they do give life to the 
> relationships among the roles/boxes and that seems useful.

On the call today, we decided to keep them in the document.

> This comes after the brief opening paragraph to the document.  A
> list like this, early in a document like this, needs to be tight,
> clear and compelling.  It should set expectations carefully.  It is
> better to be conservative and exceed expectations than set them too
> high and miss the mark.

We've updated the introduction to address some of your concerns. I know
you've sent feedback, will try to integrate that tonight.

> I suggest moving the first three bullets up to the opening
> paragraph, as part of the prose, describing some broad purposes in
> pursuing the topic.  That is, these are some important social goals,
> but they aren't goals of the architecture itself.


-- manu

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