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Re: New Work Item Proposal: Universal Wallet 2020

From: Wayne Chang <wyc@fastmail.fm>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:45:20 -0400
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To: "Manu Sporny" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "W3C Credentials CG" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Manu, could you please elaborate on your concerns about calling certain code a "reference implementation"? What drawbacks are there, and what else could we call it? "Example implementation"? "Conforming implementation"?

On Wed, Jun 24, 2020, at 4:26 PM, Manu Sporny wrote:
> On 6/24/20 3:31 PM, Orie Steele wrote:
> > We're looking for additional organizations to co-edit / sponsor the
> > development of the specification in the W3C CCG.
> Digital Bazaar is supportive of this specification and hosting it in the
> W3C CCG.
> We have no strong opinion on hosting an implementation at DIF as long as
> doing so wouldn't create IPR issues that would restrict anyone from
> contributing to the work. We continue to be skeptical of calling it a
> "reference implementation".
> While we do not have the spare cycles to be a co-editor on the
> specification, we do expect to be heavily involved in discussion related
> to the specification as we expect that the outcome will have a direct
> impact on our product offerings.
> Finally, thank you to Orie, Margo, and Guillaume from Transmute for
> putting this together and kicking off the work. It's a critical piece
> that the industry will need in order to interoperate at the application
> layer.
> -- manu
> -- 
> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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