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Re: Verifiable Credential Greeting Cards

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2019 12:08:07 -0500
To: public-credentials@w3.org
Message-ID: <26d191fb-5758-4f4e-3e7e-b69e6a89f2fa@digitalbazaar.com>
On 12/2/19 10:16 AM, Orie Steele wrote:
> Here is a VC Greeting card for this list, happy holidays

OMG, so much awesomeness... great work Orie!

I love this because:

* It is a simple, easy to explain (to ordinary folks) example.
* It is a simple, easy to explain (to developers) example.
* It is a simple, easy to study (for developers) example.
* It extends the base Verifiable Credential context in the right way.
* It's an interesting use of the Verifiable Credential spec in a new way
  that many of us probably had not considered.

... and most importantly,

* The world is now safe from an entire entire class of Holiday Card
  interception and forgery attacks.

-- manu

Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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Received on Monday, 2 December 2019 17:08:11 UTC

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