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Re: New Work Item Proposal: Universal Wallet 2020

From: Taylor Kendal <taylor@learningeconomy.io>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 15:21:39 -0600
Message-ID: <CA+xGRYLoasNk-M5J8pGe3ceQ1LXBwVMy6v7_16KmY8fD0hWm4A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kim Hamilton <kimdhamilton@gmail.com>
Cc: Orie Steele <orie@transmute.industries>, MXS Insights <mxsinsights@gmail.com>, Mike Prorock <mprorock@mesur.io>, Wayne Chang <wyc@fastmail.fm>, W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>, Jacksón Smith <jackson@learningeconomy.io>, Nathan Tonani <nathan@learningeconomy.io>
Not to overcrowd the pool too early, but we too (Learning Economy Fndn.)
are open and excited to sponsor/support this work moving forward. Cc:
Jackson and Nathan

Excited to see this move ahead as an official work item.

On Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 7:31 PM Kim Hamilton <kimdhamilton@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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