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Re: public key in a verifiable credential

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2021 11:36:46 -0400
To: public-credentials@w3.org
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On 4/1/21 10:38 AM, Nikos Fotiou wrote:
> For a number of reasons we want to replace these JWTs with VCs, but we 
> cannot find a straightforward way to include the "client" key in the VC.

Ah, I see.

I expect my response will be controversial, but that use case isn't a
Verifiable Credentials (VC) use case; it's an Authorization Capabilities
(ZCAP) use case.

https://w3c-ccg.github.io/zcap-ld/

Particularly, see the section on "Capabilities Are Safer":

https://w3c-ccg.github.io/zcap-ld/#capabilities-are-safer

and the section on "Relationship to Verifiable Credentials":

https://w3c-ccg.github.io/zcap-ld/#relationship-to-vc

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