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Re: New Work Item Proposal: Universal Wallet 2020

From: Kim Hamilton <kimdhamilton@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 18:29:28 -0700
Message-ID: <CAFmmOzfBWa5XWqEWYNmjbpFWQEwQ+udkq+NPJLBbJ7Xu0=i+LQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Orie Steele <orie@transmute.industries>
Cc: MXS Insights <mxsinsights@gmail.com>, Mike Prorock <mprorock@mesur.io>, Wayne Chang <wyc@fastmail.fm>, W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
I created a github issue to track the work item proposal and marked as
"accepted": https://github.com/w3c-ccg/community/issues/149

Orie, can you review/respond to the questions in the issue? After getting
your feedback, the chairs will move ahead to create the work item.

On Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 3:28 PM Orie Steele <orie@transmute.industries>
wrote:

> Thanks for the support!
>
> The term universal is meant to imply that the wallet can store any content
> that one might want in the wallet.
>
> As I said of the call when I presented a while back, we saw that crypto
> currency, identity and payment wallets were all storing some overlapping
> and non overlapping data.
>
> We intend to define a JSON data model for wallet content that will help
> with interoperability.. particularly in representing the private side of
> DIDs and VCs, for example, references to mnemonics or KMS solutions used to
> produce the identifiers or signatures.
>
> The current data model is based on JSON-LD (as are DIDs and VCs) however,
> CBOR-LD opens the door for the same data model to be used for IoT...
>
> And of course you can choose to use the JSON representations for interop,
> while relying on compact CBOR representations internally.
>
> OS
>
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 5:04 PM Kim Hamilton <kimdhamilton@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Digital Credentials Consortium would also like to co-sponsor and work on
>> this effort. I can be the contact (owner in github).
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 9:29 AM MXS Insights <mxsinsights@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Can someone define what is meant by ‘Universal’?
>>>
>>> For example, does this mean that this wallet would work on a
>>> cryptographically capable, but headless IoT device?
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> Michael S.
>>>
>>> On Aug 20, 2020, at 6:19 PM, Mike Prorock <mprorock@mesur.io> wrote:
>>>
>>> Thanks Wayne,
>>> My inclination would be to just call it Universal Wallet rather than
>>> tying it to a specific year, or universal-wallet-json-ld if we need to make
>>> it more specific.
>>>
>>> Will defer to Orie on this topic however.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 11:28 AM Wayne Chang <wyc@fastmail.fm> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks for your interest Mike. With two co-owners, we can now start a
>>>> CCG work item.
>>>>
>>>> Orie and Mike, what would you want to name the work item and its
>>>> repository?
>>>>
>>>> Default name: Universal Wallet 2020
>>>> Default repo name: w3c-ccg/universal-wallet-2020
>>>>
>>>> Are these okay, or do you want something else?
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Aug 19, 2020, at 8:43 AM, Mike Prorock wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Orie,
>>>> We would happily support and co-sponsor/collaborate on this effort.
>>>> This type of interoperability would be highly useful to us.
>>>>
>>>> Mike Prorock
>>>> CTO, Founder
>>>> https://mesur.io/
>>>> +1.919.633.8773
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>
> --
> *ORIE STEELE*
> Chief Technical Officer
> www.transmute.industries
>
> <https://www.transmute.industries>
>
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