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Re: decentralised VC renderer question

From: Daniel Hardman <daniel.hardman@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 08:12:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CACU_chm68nFQMQ117hBqKxRY5o6Xg81kTYe63SfaP5bzrAgz5A@mail.gmail.com>
To: steve capell <steve.capell@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Horacio Nunez (Kiva) has been talking about how to automatically generate
an SVG of a VC -- either with a custom SVG template published by the
issuer, or using a default algorithm published by a whole industry.
His work is here: https://github.com/kiva/credential-representation

On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 4:26 AM steve capell <steve.capell@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm just wondering whether this group has had any discussion of - or any
> implementations of - a decentralised VC renderer that works a bit like this
> https://www.openattestation.com/docs/advanced/custom-renderer/
>
> The idea here is that it helps with scalable implementations when a
> verifier of a VC doesn't need to design and build it's own human consumable
> view of the VC.  Instead it can say "I'll show it the way this rendering
> template from the issuer says it should be viewed"...
>
> It's very helpful in long supply chains where we can't assume every step
> has a machine integration for a given credential type.  From my perspective
> the key value is that it massively reduces implementation costs across a
> linked data network where there are many issuers and verifiers of similar
> things - because it reduces the human rendering development from an
> N-squared problem to an N problem..
>
> if it hasn't been a topic for the group then maybe it's something to add
> somewhere on the long list of future to-do's?
>
> --
> Steve Capell
>
>
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