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Re: W3C DID Core 1.0 enters Candidate Recommendation stage

From: Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 22:16:11 -0500
Message-ID: <CACvcBVqfShJ+qKKy7Rwiv8+j-6HgQbaon=F3kPT2Kap1v0ivZA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "drummond.reed@evernym.com" <drummond.reed@evernym.com>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Congratulations! I am amazed what this group has accomplished!

On Saturday, March 20, 2021, Drummond Reed <drummond.reed@evernym.com>
wrote:

> Manu, thank you for the graphic—it will be very helpful in answering the
> questions I constantly get about "when will DIDs be done?"
>
> And thank you to everyone who has contributed to this spec. My conviction
> is stronger than ever that DIDs will serve as the atomic building block
> of decentralized digital trust infrastructure.
>
> =Drummond
>
> On Sat, Mar 20, 2021 at 7:16 AM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v1.0 has reached the Candidate
>> Recommendation
>> stage at W3C. The current specification can be found here:
>>
>> https://www.w3.org/TR/2021/CR-did-core-20210318/
>>
>> This is a major milestone in the W3C global standards process. It marks
>> the
>> start of a period of 1-4 months where the official W3C Working Group has
>> communicated that it is done with all features in the specification.
>>
>> The W3C DID WG has also communicated that the specification is stable
>> enough
>> to collect implementation experience from the global implementer
>> community.
>> Once the WG collects enough implementation experience, it may then make
>> final
>> adjustments before publishing the v1.0 global standard, which is expected
>> at
>> the end of September 2021.
>>
>> I have attached an image with an (unofficial) graphical depiction of the
>> DID
>> standards history and expected future timeline.
>>
>> Congratulations to everyone that contributed to get us to this point;
>> this is
>> a big deal and cause for celebration. :)
>>
>> -- manu
>>
>> --
>> 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
>>
>>

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