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Re: [PROPOSED WORK ITEM] Vaccination Certificate Vocabulary

From: steve capell <steve.capell@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 13:49:31 +1100
Message-ID: <CAEMprtKm44hvZ-oH_nVUYVMNFm-3+ADFCS=756fYnBp7ebWzsQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
> Why are we assuming that this is an alternative to the work the WHO is
doing?
I suppose because there was no mention of it in the proposal.  Also if the
working group is already collaborating on the WHO initiative then why start
another one?

But anyway - good stuff :) I'm sure the W3C members would have a lot of
value to contribute.

On Tue, 16 Feb 2021 at 12:28, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> On 2/15/21 5:15 PM, Steve Capell wrote:
> > There’s already a WHO initiative to do exactly this.  And I’d imagine
> > whatever WHO publishes as a VC standard to replace the yellow card will
> be
> > the de-facto (and of course de-jure) world standard. Why would you work
> on
> > an alternative ?
>
> This is funny. :)
>
> Why are we assuming that this is an alternative to the work the WHO is
> doing?
> Or that there aren't multiple people in this community that have already
> been
> accepted to and are involved in the WHO work streams?
>
> I'll let those people step forward if they exist.
>
> I'm not one of them, although I have been (along with a number of other
> folks
> in the CCG) been participating in the Vaccination Credentials Initiative.
>
> Many of us are going to be vaccinated and using paper well before this
> stuff
> becomes broadly standardized. It's still very useful work... for digital
> vaccination credentials, in general, and for the next pandemic.
>
> -- manu
>
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>
>

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Steve Capell
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