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Re: Verifiable Credentials v1.1 released for public review

From: Bob Wyman <bob@wyman.us>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2021 11:32:49 -0500
Message-ID: <CAA1s49XOUMPqVEUznLn17nhAz6k3-toTCBubsB92fAhQVQm-ag@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Manu,
You suggest that VC nesting would be:

> " a new normative feature (that has negative effects on the ecosystem)"


I would appreciate it greatly if you, or someone else, could remind us all
of why this would, in fact, have "negative effects on the ecosystem."

bob wyman


On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 10:47 AM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> On 11/10/21 10:37 AM, David Chadwick wrote:
> > This is not correct. You can embed anything in a VC. All you need to do
> is
> > define the property name and value and specify this in the schema for the
> > VC.
>
> You are talking about something that is completely unspecified. There is no
> standard way to do what you are implying.
>
> Yes, anything is possible... but the point of standards is to (ideally)
> agree
> on ONE way to do something. Your proposal proposes adding something to the
> VC
> Data Model that is driven by a deficiency in JWTs and is a bit of the tail
> wagging the dog.
>
> You should feel free to propose that new normative feature in the VC-JWT
> specification in the VC 2.0 work, but let's be very clear here -- that is a
> new normative feature (that has negative effects on the ecosystem), so I
> expect people (like me) to disagree with it.
>
> -- manu
>
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