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Re: Vaccination Certificate Test Suite

From: steve capell <steve.capell@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2021 08:27:47 +1000
Message-ID: <CAEMprt+znJkVTdGx-i6L5V76QoDAjG7Wd5da0YbDjM00kZu-TQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Orie Steele <orie@transmute.industries>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Hi Orie,

Any docs on exactly how that QR is encoded?

VC -> some representation (JSON/CBOR?) -> some encoding (base64?) -> some
QR encoding ?

I can see the whole thing works nicely with transmute tooling but I
cant make much sense of the QR (attached here) outside of transmute tooling.



On Fri, 9 Apr 2021 at 04:17, Orie Steele <orie@transmute.industries> wrote:

> Thanks for sharing this work Manu!
>
> Transmute is hugely supportive of it, and happy to help move the work
> forward.
>
> In particular, we're very interested in interoperability testing of paper
> format credentials to address concerns regarding digital exclusion that
> will inevitably arise from any use of "HTTP" and or "DIDs".
>
> We've already been doing some work on this front with Digital Bazaar and
> Mattr regarding QR Code representations of Verifiable Credentials:
>
>    -
>    https://w3c-ccg.github.io/vaccination-vocab/#example-5-cbor-diagnostic-output-for-the-above-w3c-verifiable-credential-expressed-in-cbor-ld
>    -
>    https://w3c-ccg.github.io/universal-wallet-interop-spec/#example-8-a-verifiable-credential-that-supports-selective-disclosure
>
>
> We're particularly excited about the intersection of offline / paper
> credentials and selective disclosure proofing systems, like BBS+. Here is a
> small offline capable progressive web application demo we built:
> https://paper.transmute.vc
>
> We also have a demo video showing a smaller slice of these same
> interoperability tests: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PodtjhO3vJo&t=2s
>
> We're pursuing commercial interest in this space, but we remain equally
> committed to supporting in the interest of public good regardless of a
> specific customer.
>
> Regards,
>
> OS
>
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 12:31 PM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> As some of you know, a few of the members in the W3C Credentials Community
>> Group have been working on a Vaccination Certificate Vocabulary[1]. The
>> World
>> Health Organization has recently published a Release Candidate data model
>> dictionary for Smart Vaccination Cards[2]. The CCG has also been working
>> on a
>> Verifiable Credentials HTTP API[3].
>>
>> The WHO guidance covers 28 types of vaccines that we (as a global society)
>> depend on, including Measles, Smallpox, Polio, Yellow Fever, COVID-19, and
>> others. We (Digital Bazaar) thought it might be interesting to see if we
>> could
>> create an interoperability test suite for the WHO Smart Vaccination Card
>> work
>> using the tools listed above.
>>
>> Please note:
>>
>> * This is all experimental; it's not meant to step on any
>>   toes (the 40+ other vaccination certificate projects).
>>
>> * We have privacy concerns wrt. the WHO guidance and one
>>   way to address those is to put better options into the
>>   ecosystem.
>>
>> * There is no guarantee that WHO will follow any
>>   particular path at this moment.
>>
>> * Digital Bazaar is not operating on behalf of any of our
>>   customers, this is a self-funded internal "try to make
>>   the world a better place" project. It is apolitical.
>>   All mistakes and missteps are ours, not anyone else that
>>   could be construed as being a part of the work.
>>
>> With that said, we've been able to achieve the following:
>>
>> * A test suite containing 1,624 tests covering the
>>   28 vaccine types in the WHO vocabulary.
>>
>> * 7 independent vendor implementations issuing and
>>   verifying each others WHO Smart Vaccination Cards.
>>
>> * 1,623 passing tests demonstrating true
>>   interoperability!
>>
>> You can view the latest Vaccination Certificate test suite report here:
>>
>> https://w3id.org/vaccination/interop-reports
>>
>> -- manu
>>
>> [1]https://w3c-ccg.github.io/vaccination-vocab/
>> [2]
>> https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/interim-guidance-for-developing-a-smart-vaccination-certificate
>> [3]https://github.com/w3c-ccg/vc-http-api
>>
>> --
>> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
>> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
>> blog: Veres One Decentralized Identifier Blockchain Launches
>> https://tinyurl.com/veres-one-launches
>>
>>
>>
>
> --
> *ORIE STEELE*
> Chief Technical Officer
> www.transmute.industries
>
> <https://www.transmute.industries>
>


-- 
Steve Capell

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