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Re: VC Evidence Discussion

From: Dmitri Zagidulin <dzagidulin@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2022 13:21:33 -0400
Message-ID: <CANnQ-L68q1k7EogBUsvpRk3k_LXaiC=BMR9nC5pRk1DSsesr0Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kerri Lemoie <klemoie@concentricsky.com>
Cc: "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>, public-vc-edu@w3.org
Thanks for bringing this up, Kerri!
I too am really curious about how people use the VC "evidence" field, and
if the OpenBadges use case could apply to it.

On Thu, Apr 7, 2022 at 1:05 PM Kerri Lemoie <klemoie@concentricsky.com>
wrote:

> Hello all,
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> I’m seeking some input on VC evidence. This is a topic relevant for VC-EDU
> because education data specifications like Open Badges and CLR may contain
> an evidence property to support the achievement. This evidence could be a
> test score, a link to an image, video, and/or web page, etc. that
> demonstrates competency or participation. These specs are working towards
> aligning with VCs and it was originally thought that this type of evidence
> would be included as part of the credentialSubject if it existed.
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> This would look something like this:
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> https://json.link/21SpTf0rC4
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> But since VCs already have an evidence property that allows for an array
> of evidence, it seems to make sense to use that property instead of using a
> separate property like the one demonstrated above. The rationalization is
> that VC evidence could be an array that supports what is needed for a
> credentialSubject to offer to support the verifiability of a VC such as a
> student id or it could also support the achievement that is being claimed
> as discussed above. This would look more like:
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> https://json.link/0gqe5D1U4K
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> Can you share your thoughts on this second approach? Do you think the
> VC.evidence support the achievement evidence too?
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> Thanks!
>
> Kerri
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> Kerri Lemoie, PhD
> Director, Digital Credentials Research & Innovation
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