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Re: Community TODO: IPR Process for VCWG maintenance work (work item #94)

From: Dan Burnett <daniel.burnett@consensys.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 14:20:13 -0400
Message-ID: <CAJ-gw3H_1OOdsnyjB+9Q4TjotOO_Ax8WU+XThHwB2YHAWZm7WA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Heather Vescent <heathervescent@gmail.com>
Cc: "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Thanks Heather.  A couple of comments.

On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 1:53 PM Heather Vescent <heathervescent@gmail.com>
wrote:

> WHAT IS IT?
> This is basically the IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) process which
> covers Verified Credentials (VC) spec maintenance for VCWG (Verified
> Credentials Working Group). The VCWG finished the 1.0 spec and is now only
> responsible for maintenance. Any new changes to the VC spec
>

One quick correction for the benefit of those who might not have been very
involved in this work:  it's "Verifiable Credentials", not "Verified
Credentials". There is an important semantic distinction between those two
phrases.

should come through the CCG as a PR (pull-request), which will then be sent
> to the VCWG. Then the PR will be reviewed by the VCWG for IPR requirements
> and if passes be added as a maintenance change.
>

The VCWG will also verify that the changes stay within the scope of the
charter for the VC work.


>
> Thank you to Manu and Dan B. for this draft.
>
> - Link to the document:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zpmxkY0mefzZf47GXNM0qC83lBEhyaRSBmf4NJpaa6M/edit
> - Link to CCG work item (github):
> https://github.com/w3c-ccg/community/issues/94
>
>
> SCHEDULE & DEADLINES: June/July 2020
> 6/23-7/7: Comment period via Google Docs
> 7/14: CCG discussion of comments at CCG meeting
> 7/21: Target for completion & acceptance
>
>
> YOUR MISSION (aka your TODO)
> 1. Review & comment on the CCG VCWG Process:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zpmxkY0mefzZf47GXNM0qC83lBEhyaRSBmf4NJpaa6M/edit
> 2. Attend the meeting on 7/14
> 3. Celebrate when we agree & close the work item!
>
>
> WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
> If you are reading this and you are interested, please participate. If
> this isn't relevant to you, no need to participate.
>
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