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Re: integrity-like property

From: Daniel Hardman <daniel.hardman@evernym.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 08:21:38 -0600
Message-ID: <CAFBYrUp_vjDzyDs05E0w0+d1biOJkwHmm0WPdY9O1ayUNqVoOw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nikos Fotiou <fotiou@aueb.gr>
Cc: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
I believe that all approaches to VCs include digital signatures that
already provide this guarantee. We don't need to add an additional field
for it.

On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 8:14 AM Nikos Fotiou <fotiou@aueb.gr> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I was reading "Verifiable Credentials Data Model 1.0". The Data schema
> part (https://www.w3.org/TR/vc-data-model/#data-schemas) specifies two
> properties: the id, and the type. IMHO it would have been really useful to
> have a third (optional) property similar to the "sub-resource integrity"
> tag used in HTML (
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Security/Subresource_Integrity).
> What is your opinion? Is there any other way to provide some integrity
> information about external resources in the VC data model?
> Best,
> Nikos
Received on Friday, 17 April 2020 14:22:03 UTC

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