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Re: Different Verifiable Credential protocols?

From: David Chadwick <D.W.Chadwick@kent.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2020 06:56:07 +1200
To: public-credentials@w3.org
Message-ID: <d855e9e5-4bfd-02df-541b-be588e8b483f@kent.ac.uk>
hi Daniel

On 11/04/2020 03:42, Daniel Hardman wrote:
> Let's quit treating DIDComm as an irrelevancy.

As I understand DIDComm (from your presentation) this is a peer to peer 
protocol between two equals. This does not conform to the VC model since 
two equals never talk to each other. We have issuer-holder 
communications and holder-verifier communications. The roles are 
different, so we might expect the protocol to be asymmetric, rather than 
symmetric as DIDComm appears to be. If this is the case, then DIDComm 
would be irrelevant to the VC protocols.

Kind regards

David
Received on Friday, 10 April 2020 18:56:28 UTC

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