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Re: Switching to CBOR. Was: JSON-LD vs JWT for VC

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2018 18:01:09 +0100
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, public-credentials@w3.org
Message-ID: <0ba41517-e853-aec5-48d5-c639398de52f@gmail.com>
On 2018-11-02 17:12, Manu Sporny wrote:
> On 11/2/18 12:31 AM, Anders Rundgren wrote:
>> The argument for (in some way) "hiding" algorithms and PUBLIC keys
>> from developers seems like a rather strange idea.
> 
> It certainly is... I don't think anyone is suggesting this, are they?

Well, this is how I interpret your message:
https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-credentials/2018Nov/0001.html

"Some in the group also believe that JOSE exposes cryptographic details
  that should not be exposed to web developers (things like x and y values
  of elliptic keys, for example). COSE wraps these in a binary blob that
  places it out of the purview of web developers, which is viewed as an
  advantage of COSE"

To me this is utter nonsense.

Anders

> 
> -- manu
> 
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