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Re: public key in a verifiable credential

From: Nikos Fotiou <fotiou@aueb.gr>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2021 17:18:06 +0300
Message-Id: <62EBC88E-3E0E-47E1-B673-BCFD5C25440B@aueb.gr>
Cc: public-credentials@w3.org
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Hi,

The VC includes a list of "IoT devices" that a "user" can access. The subject is the "user" and each "user" can be authenticated by a public key. We do not want the VC to be used as a bearer token.  

Best,
Nikos 
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Nikos Fotiou - http://pages.cs.aueb.gr/~fotiou
Researcher - Mobile Multimedia Laboratory
Athens University of Economics and Business
https://mm.aueb.gr

> On 1 Apr 2021, at 4:57 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> 
> On 4/1/21 7:56 AM, Nikos Fotiou wrote:
>> I find the latter approach "cleaner" but I am not sure if it is correct.
>> Any opinion?
> 
> Could you elaborate more on the use case, Nikos?
> 
> What are you trying to express with the VC? That might help us answer your
> question with more specific guidance.
> 
> Note that a DID Document is one example of a data structure that does what
> you're trying to do.
> 
> Have you considered the type of relationship between the subject and the
> public key? Or is the VC subject the public key?
> 
> -- manu
> 
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