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Re: Proposed W3C Charter: RDF Dataset Canonicalization and Hash Working Group

From: Mike Prorock <mprorock@mesur.io>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 11:24:54 -0400
Message-ID: <CAGJKSNSTCS5CH3MCu=w=osigO95b-0goD3TJ61=XhgSRx64swg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Markus Sabadello <markus@danubetech.com>
Cc: W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Likewise - Manu - thanks so much for getting this out to the broader
audience in case folks aren't watching their AC emails - and Markus - thank
you for helping move the work forward.

Mike Prorock
CTO, Founder
https://mesur.io/



On Tue, May 17, 2022 at 11:09 AM Markus Sabadello <markus@danubetech.com>
wrote:

> Thank you Manu,
>
> I would like to echo the call to support this work.
> Please vote on the charter if you are a W3C Member!
>
> This WG will address a critical piece in DID+VC based architectures that
> many of us already take for granted, but that hasn't actually been
> standardized yet.
>
> The RDF Canonicalization and Hash work is important for creating proofs
> of integrity added to VCs and potentially other data.
>
> Markus
>
> On 17.05.22 15:28, Manu Sporny wrote:
> > Hi W3C CCG, VC WG (bcc'd), and DID WG (bcc'd),
> >
> > The W3C has proposed a new charter for a critical technology for those
> using
> > W3C Verifiable Credentials and Decentralized Identifiers: the RDF Dataset
> > Canonicalization and Hash Working Group (RCH WG).
> >
> > The goal of this group is to standardize the way many of us digitally
> sign
> > Verifiable Credentials. This working group has been about decade in the
> making
> > (some would say two decades) and is important for achieving things like
> BBS+
> > selective disclosure as well as standardizing the way we format
> Verifiable
> > Credentials before they are digitally signed.
> >
> > The announcement is here:
> >
> > https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-new-work/2022May/0005.html
> >
> > The proposed charter is here:
> >
> > https://www.w3.org/2022/05/04-proposed-rch-wg-charter/
> >
> > If you are a W3C Member, please vote on the charter here:
> >
> > https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/33280/rch-charter-2022/
> >
> > If you are not a W3C Member, but you know one that is affected by this
> work,
> > please remind them to vote on the charter above.
> >
> > -- manu
> >
>
>
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