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Re: Bikeshed: Renaming the VC HTTP API

From: Kerri Lemoie <klemoie@concentricsky.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:23:45 -0400
Message-Id: <A215A408-0CB6-4641-A4E4-F72388E2A7D6@concentricsky.com>
Cc: "public-credentials@w3.org" <public-credentials@w3.org>, Pindar Wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
To: Moses Ma <moses.ma@futurelabconsulting.com>
I love this message, Moses. It was a great way to start my Monday morning.

My two cents: Acronyms are hard to remember and we are already drowning in them. We also don’t need to explain everything a technology is/does in its name. Technologies are adopted when they are perceived to be useful, easy to use, and understandable. With that in mind, what if we call it Verifiable Credentials Delivery (leaning on the existing VC acronym as: VC Delivery). This implies that a VC is sent & received. It’s also an accessible word for those who are trying to explain it to others.

K

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> On Jul 18, 2021, at 4:57 PM, Moses Ma <moses.ma@futurelabconsulting.com> wrote:
> 
> This note from Pindar made me want to share one more thing with the group.
> 
> I'm a practicing "Taoist", which means I do stuff like qigong and I meditate, but more importantly, it is a practice of stopping my mind so I can see the beauty of the present moment. I've noticed that being in a working group, we often get so wrapped up in what we're arguing about that we forget to see how beautiful this work, and this working group, can be. How different it is from the typical way things get done. How breathtaking the vision to change the world.
> 
> So anyway, that's why I tend to use a little humor to get us to stop, take a breath, and to see how much we actually enjoy working together. And how ambitious this undertaking is. And how grateful I am to each of you for participating... and especially the chairs and authors for leading the charge.
> 
> This has been your moment of Zen. 
> 
> Now back to work!
> 
> MM
> 
> 
> 
> On 7/17/21 11:53 PM, Pindar Wong wrote:
>> ok... I submit... you made me laugh! 
>> 
>> p.
>> 
>> 
>> On Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 3:42 AM Moses Ma <moses.ma@futurelabconsulting.com <mailto:moses.ma@futurelabconsulting.com>> wrote:
>> Then Veri-HAPI 🤣
>> 
>> -
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>> 
>>> On Jul 17, 2021 at 12:34 PM, <Manu Sporny <mailto:msporny@digitalbazaar.com>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On 7/17/21 3:26 PM <>, Moses Ma wrote:
>>> > How about just HAPI for HTTP VC API?
>>> 
>>> Taken (for HTTP APIs):
>>> 
>>> https://hapi.dev/ <https://hapi.dev/>
>>> 
>>> -- manu
>>> 
>>> --  
>>> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/ <https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/>
>>> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
>>> News: Digital Bazaar Announces New Case Studies (2021)
>>> https://www.digitalbazaar.com/ <https://www.digitalbazaar.com/>
>>> 
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