Re: Introducing the Bitcoin Ordinals DID Method

Manu, I know you can comment on some of the technical details 😁
I just used CBOR-LD to compress the short form instead of something more
bespoke and cut it down a further 60% in on chain bytes.


On Tue, May 2, 2023 at 6:58 AM Manu Sporny <>

> On Mon, May 1, 2023 at 6:16 PM Brian Richter <> wrote:
> > Yes, we agree Bitcoin as it is currently architected will never support
> billions of users on layer 1 however the bet I'm making is that there will
> be users willing to pay a premium to get their keys and services endpoints
> embedded on layer 1.
> To pile on to the thread, diversity in the DID Method ecosystem is a
> goal. All DID Methods make trade-offs, and as long as the DID Method
> is up-front about the tradeoffs it is making, then that's what
> matters, IMHO.
> While I can't comment on the technical mechanism used in depth, it
> sounds like a perfectly reasonable way to approach the problem if you
> want to use Bitcoin and don't want to depend on a Layer 2 network.
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny -
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.

Received on Wednesday, 3 May 2023 07:22:29 UTC