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Re: 2022-2026 Verifiable Data Standards Roadmap [DRAFT]

From: Andrew Hughes <andrewhughes3000@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 18:34:13 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGJp9UbqKzwBmQBJ_JkqSY5u=c1dnLwrcjpdqztOQaRpQQXgog@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: public-credentials@w3.org
Gems are my specialty!

But seriously - if you are able to contribute, be certain that there are
many of us working to bridge the chasm.

WE do that!

But we need YOU to assume good intent so that we have space to work!

On Thu, Mar 24, 2022 at 5:55 PM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> On 3/18/22 3:55 PM, Kaliya Identity Woman wrote:
> > Here is a summary of the different groups at DIF ... Here is the DIF
> > calendar link ... ToIP "working group activity page" ... Here is the
> ToIP
> > Calendar Link ... there is the Kantara Initiative, Open Identity
> Exchange
> > OpenID Foundation ... Of course there are things that compete happening
> > like the GAIN.. Then there are folks at ToIP trying to build out
> > decentralized trust registries for various use-cases  ... MOSIP
> > <https://mosip.io/> - Modular Open Source Identity Platform and
> OpenCRVS
> > (civil registration and vital statistics) by Plan International. ...
> There
> >  is the Me2B Alliance, and the Vendor Relationship Management .. Digital
> > Identity and Authentication Council of Canada and ID2020... IEEE - has
> its
> >  7000 series
> >
> > So I hope this inspires some folks to get out and meet the neighbors.
>
> The only thing that did for me is make me want to crawl under my desk and
> rock
> myself to sleep. :P
>
> Add to it this gem from Andrew...
>
> On 3/23/22 10:52 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> > Add your expertise to the ISO work through your national standards body.
>
> Oh, come on! You've gotta be kidding us, right!? :P
>
> Who does that!? Other than you (who are exceptional in every way),
> governments, and huge corporations. The barrier to entry is so
> fantastically high.
>
> Compare that to the barrier to entry for participating in CCG -- a heart
> beat
> and an email address. :P
>
> ... though we're lucky in that we've attracted many capable people (and
> capable people in waiting). Every single one of them can engage in work
> here
> and at some level in W3C WG's (the issue trackers are open to the general
> public).
>
> Look... I spend nearly every waking moment of my life doing this stuff...
> days, nights, weekends, and have for over a decade (and I'm a youngster
> compared to many of you!). Many of us cannot do more than we're already
> doing
> -- coordination is /hard/ and takes a lot of time and is a high risk
> activity
> (high chance of failure).
>
> That is why we depend on people to be connectors between the communities
> (Kaliya, Andrew, and our Chairs and work item leaders).
>
> For the rest of us that are digging as fast as we can, we really gotta give
> 'em a break -- they can't do what they do AND be community connectors every
> time people feel that needs to happen.
>
> People put their time in where they feel it is needed, and together, we
> move
> all of this stuff along... more slowly and chaotic than any of us would
> like... but, if the past couple of years are any indication, we ARE making
> progress.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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> https://www.digitalbazaar.com/
>
>
> --
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