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Re: Update to DID specification

From: =Drummond Reed <drummond.reed@evernym.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:33:21 -0600
Message-ID: <CAAjunnbV7q5HPMoRwfWCse-NDu+xsGoB+U0bEEaDnZU0Lg=Zzw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Manu, thanks for posting these. I highly encourage everyone who is able to
review these proposals prior to tomorrow's call.

I look forward to discussing them then.

=Drummond

On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 11:15 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Drummond asked that I propose a set of updates based on the discussion
> we had in the group last week. These changes attempt to simplify the
> spec by moving to:
>
>  * Authentication and Authorization (vs. Ownership and Control)
>  * Proofs (vs. just Keys and Signatures)
>  * Decomposing Service Discovery
>  * Capabilities-based Security Model
>
> These changes, if accepted by the group, would go a very long way toward
> resolving every issue we've triaged here:
>
> https://github.com/w3c-ccg/did-spec/issues/21
>
> If you want to look at the proposed spec changes, they are here:
>
> https://msporny.github.io/did-spec/
>
> If you want to comment on the line-by-line changes, you can do so here:
>
> https://github.com/w3c-ccg/did-spec/pull/22
>
> I want to be very clear that the updates probably contain errors where
> the old spec text overlaps with the new spec text. I just simply didn't
> have the time this weekend to comb through every paragraph to ensure
> that the new language matches up with the old language, so please keep
> that in mind while reading through. If something doesn't make sense,
> assume it's an error in the spec text that needs to be fixed. The
> important bits are the examples... I'm pretty sure all of those
> represent the current state of thinking.
>
> This spec text is being put forward as a discussion item for our
> upcoming Tuesday call.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Rebalancing How the Web is Built
> http://manu.sporny.org/2016/rebalancing/
>
>
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