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Re: Our Community Group name

From: Kim Hamilton <kimdhamilton@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 21:27:10 +0000
Message-ID: <CAFmmOzf4=f32So6GWQs6K5Jff0ea=Kd69xNuMRdmmGyieX4HbQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>, Bohdan Andriyiv <drabiv@gmail.com>, Kim Hamilton Duffy <kim@learningmachine.com>, "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>, "W3C Digital Verification CG (Public List)" <public-digital-verification@w3.org>
Thanks for the pointer on the WebID CG, Tim -- I'll follow up.

Bodhdan -- yes, the option will be something including "self-sovereign
identity". I updated that in the poll. Coming soon.





On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 1:34 AM Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
wrote:

> why not 'natural person identity', something that relates moreover to
> latin / english (as w3c is an english speaking union) as to ensure we're
> not unnecessarily relating legal concepts to the underlying sought outcome.
>
> also; it's very important people speak to Henry Story / WebID CG; as the
> ID portion has really been in their arena for sometime with similar sorts
> of outcomes sought; whilst perhaps, using a different approach.
>
> Tim.H.
>
> On Wed, 12 Jul 2017 at 18:19 Bohdan Andriyiv <drabiv@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I am completely new to the group, but if the opinion of complete noob can
>> help I am for third option – something with "self-sovereign identity".
>>
>> --Bohdan
>>
>> On Thu, 6 Jul 2017 at 01:58 Kim Hamilton Duffy <kim@learningmachine.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>> To move forward with the naming discussion, we are suggesting the
>>> following approach.
>>>
>>> First, we select a name *category*; i.e. we don't have to select a
>>> specific name, just the general characteristics. At the 11 July meeting,
>>> we'll discuss the initial set we've identified (options below, based on
>>> community discussion) and determine if any others need to be added.
>>>
>>> After the 11 July meeting, we'll send a poll to choose one of these
>>> options. If applicable, based on those results, we'll refine to specific
>>> name choices, which will be voted on in a subsequent (and final) poll.
>>>
>>> Keeping the current name "Credentials Community Group" introduces
>>> another important decision point, which relates to the wording around
>>> inclusion of centralized identity approaches in the mission statement. We'd
>>> like to include that in the poll as well.
>>>
>>> This expands into 3 total (current) options for the first poll:
>>>
>>> *Option 1*
>>>
>>>    - Keep the same name, "Credentials Community Group"
>>>    - Update mission to include self sovereign identity, and make
>>>    explicit that the scope is not limited to decentralized approaches
>>>
>>> *Option 2*
>>>
>>>    - Keep the same name, "Credentials Community Group"
>>>    - Update mission to include self sovereign identity
>>>    - This does not mean that centralized approaches are out of scope --
>>>    we are just not calling this out in the mission statement
>>>
>>> *Option 3*
>>>
>>>    - Rename to something including "self-sovereign identity"
>>>    - Exact name TBD
>>>    - In this case, the question of wording around centralized identity
>>>    approaches in the mission statement is less pressing. Again, they will be
>>>    in scope, just not called out explicitly.
>>>
>>>
>>> — Kim Hamilton & Christopher Allen, co-chairs
>>> --
>>> Kim Hamilton Duffy
>>> Principal Engineer | Learning Machine + MIT Media Lab
>>> Co-chair W3C Credentials Community Group
>>> 400 Main Street Building E19-732, Cambridge, MA 02139
>>> 12001 N. Central Expy, Suite 1025, Dallas, TX 75243
>>>
>>> kim@learningmachine.com | kimhd@mit.edu
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>>>
>>
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