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Re: Indexing/searching a corpus of (decentralized) self-sovereign data

From: John Henderson <john.henderson@energyweb.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 20:50:17 +0100
Message-ID: <CAPrsZk7-1B+U=ntwFUUGaedh=Lb=kRxWTLnWCd6jGZ93975=0Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
Cc: "Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web)" <mwherman@parallelspace.net>, "public-credentials (public-credentials@w3.org)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Hi Leonard,

I think that the work happening at Chain Agnostic (
https://github.com/ChainAgnostic/CAIPs) might be a possible answer to your
question of

> how do you reference a decentralized object (e.g. something on a DLT)?
> There is no standardize mechanism for referencing – ala a URL.


Best,

John Henderson
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On Tue, Nov 15, 2022 at 9:39 PM Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
wrote:

> It’s not unlike a problem that we are trying to reconcile in C2PA – how do
> you reference a decentralized object (e.g. something on a DLT)?   There is
> no standardize mechanism for referencing – ala a URL.  At least for IPFS,
> they standardized a model for “proxying” so that you can use an `ipfs://`
> URL.
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> DIDs, and the DID Method registry, are something for identities – but that
> doesn’t help for all the myriad of other things that can live on a DLT.
>
>
>
> Hope this conversation can include that as well.
>
>
>
> Leonard
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> *From: *Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web) <mwherman@parallelspace.net>
> *Date: *Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 2:22 PM
> *To: *public-credentials (public-credentials@w3.org) <
> public-credentials@w3.org>
> *Subject: *Indexing/searching a corpus of (decentralized) self-sovereign
> data
>
> *EXTERNAL: Use caution when clicking on links or opening attachments.*
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> As I started to think about this, it turns out that it is not a
> straightforward problem (and hence, neither is the solution).
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> Is anyone aware of any previous discussions on this topic, articles,
> papers, etc. that analyze this problem and, perhaps, characterize what a
> solution might look like?
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> Thank you,
>
> Michael
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>
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> Best regards,
>
> Michael Herman
>
> Far Left Self-Sovereignist
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> First Principles Thinker
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> Self-Sovereign Blockchain Architect
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> Trusted Digital Web
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> Hyperonomy Digital Identity Lab
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> Parallelspace Corporation
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