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Re: Regarding DID-comm library

From: Stephen Curran <swcurran@cloudcompass.ca>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 07:46:31 -0800
Message-ID: <CAFLTOV4HOWHKvnvAJE6NDyEnVnKp-48ix2am6aTNQA+8MoYvLA@mail.gmail.com>
To: sethi shivam <sethishivam27@gmail.com>
Cc: "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>, "W3C Digital Verification CG (Public List)" <public-digital-verification@w3.org>
The use case for the two approaches is pretty different.  If you are just
trying to create a browser/web site chat app and don't need encryption, it
looks like socket.io is made for that based on the quick review I did.
DIDComm could be used for a chat app by giving you a secure, encrypted
(using DIDs), transport-agnostic, flexibly-routed messaging channel. Once
established, the messaging channel can be used for many protocols,
including chat.  However, beyond the simple "basic message" protocol, no
chat app protocols have been created on DIDComm.

Hope that helps.

On Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 2:20 AM sethi shivam <sethishivam27@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Team,
>
>  I am have to develop DID-comm based chat app .
>
> I was thinking to implement it using socket.io ,but we already have xmpp
> server setup .
>
> Could someone please do me a favor by guiding which one is better approach
> to follow.
>
> Regards
> Sethi Shivam
>


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