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Re: Multi-sig credentials?

From: Dmitri Zagidulin <dzagidulin@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 11:43:32 -0400
Message-ID: <CANnQ-L7tmS_crmoifjgQk7dQ2+_=Cf1Q4jx1o=ytAuZvFGketA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Keerthi Thomas <thomas.keerthi@gmail.com>, "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Hi Keerthi,

As Daniel mentioned, this is an important question, and has come up several
times. Here are my thoughts on it, on the vc-data-model issue -
https://github.com/w3c/vc-data-model/issues/741#issuecomment-626977331

On Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 11:01 AM Keerthi Thomas <thomas.keerthi@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I thought this community might be able to provide some direction. I am
> still on the learning curve, apologies if I missed some earlier work done
> by yourselves.
>
> I am currently working on a problem which I think may have already been
> solved, I would appreciate it if you can kindly point me in the right
> direction.
>
> I understand and I have previously built POCs using Hyperledger Indy/Aries
> that allows for verifiable credentials to be issued by a single party
> (issuer). The question is, how do we issue verifiable credentials issued by
> multiple-parties?
>
> Contracts and other legal documents are sometimes signed between multiple
> (more than two) parties. In a paper based approach, it is relatively
> straightforward, signatures are obtained serially.  A similar approach is
> adopted in electronic signing where copies of PDF are signed serially,
> internally, the system generates a 'certificate of completion' which
> captures metadata for legal purposes.
>
> In the real-estate use-case I am currently working on similar 'certificate
> of completion' to hold multiple cryptographic signatures of contracting
> parties over an digital artifact i.e. 'smart legal contract' (for
> simplicity, consider the artifact as a file containing some text and source
> code before they are deployed on a DLT or VM). I was thinking the SSI + VC
> model could be appropriate for this 'certificate of agreement or
> completion' but I am happy to hear your thoughts and suggestions.
>
> Many thanks in advance.
>
> Best wishes,
> Keerthi Thomas
>
>
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