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Re: Current List of W3C Proposed Proof Purposes?

From: Kyle Den Hartog <kyle.denhartog@mattr.global>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:41:37 +1300
Message-ID: <CAPHCqSy4h2ppz9u5CU_BiZA+WG76RWHAHsmOjP=V7mbCiSEf2A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christopher Allen <ChristopherA@lifewithalacrity.com>
Cc: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, David Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>, gorazd <gorazdko@gmail.com>
There's keyAgreement as well. The only place I've seen these documented as
well is in the security-vocab[1] which could use some work to show how all
of the terms are grouped.

[1]: https://w3id.org/security/

-Kyle

On Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 10:52 AM Christopher Allen <
ChristopherA@lifewithalacrity.com> wrote:

> I can't seem to find a list of current possible signature Proof Purposes
> for listing in DID Documents and using for VCs and zCaps. The best i can
> find is from 2018 from David Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>:
>
> "authentication" => "<vocab>#authenticationMethod"
> "assertionMethod" => "<vocab>#assertionMethod"
> "capabilityInvocation" => "<vocab>#capabilityInvocationMethod"
> "capabilityDelegation" => "<vocab>#capabilityDelegationMethod"
> "contractAgreement" => "<vocab>#contractAgreementMethod"
>
> Is this correct? Are there more? Have some of these been deprecated?
>
> In particular, I'm wondering where timestamps fit in, and other kinds of
> proofs besides signatures.
>
> -- Christopher Allen
>
>

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