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Re: CHAPI protocol flow diagrams (was: Re: Progress check on this thread)

From: Brian Richter <brian@aviary.tech>
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2022 11:06:05 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPUZd8tkH9inqKgot26X1ANC=Y-q9Ek9uqD3=_ncsHsfkoBGBw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Tobias Looker <tobias.looker@mattr.global>, "public-credentials@w3.org" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Manu, can you define "mediators" in this discussion?

In Aries / DIDComm land this term is used for agents that route messages to
agents that are often offline however I suspect you are using it in a
different way.

Thanks,
Brian

On Sat, Apr 2, 2022 at 4:53 PM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> On 3/29/22 8:43 PM, Tobias Looker wrote:
> >> Yes, I can commit to doing one for CHAPI and VPR + VC-API.
>
> A first cut at some CHAPI protocol flow diagrams (using VPR and VC-API)
> that
> are claimed to be end-to-end secure are available here... along with LOTS
> of
> healthy debate over if/when they are actually secure and when they are not:
>
> https://github.com/w3c-ccg/vc-api/issues/280
>
> More analysis on the security model is here:
>
>
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DavP0nFut41BZ3jNDyIECUEamSuqhbR0vkMTK96bc4s/edit#
>
> > Great, would we aim to present on a CCG call or somewhere else / some
> other
> > format?
>
> Yeah, once we get enough clarity and potentially come to some set of
> information that we can distill into a more easily consumable form, we
> should
> aim to present to anyone that will have us. Given the momentum of the
> thread
> -- CCG would be a good place to start. I expect that we're still around 4
> weeks or so out from being able to do that.
>
> It feels like there are a variety of more conceptual things that might
> need to
> be conveyed to the broader community.
>
> * The role of mediators in the ecosystem
> * Same-device wallet invocation
> * Cross-device wallet invocation
> * CHAPI
> * OIDC4SSI
> * WACI + DIDComm
> * VPR + VC-API
>
> The above feels like a lot; overwhelming... and I'm sure I missed other
> important items. Thoughts?
>
> -- manu
>
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