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Re: Introducing the Bitcoin Ordinals DID Method

From: Brian Richter <brian@aviary.tech>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2023 00:22:11 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPUZd8upEt7gHXGwjuemLQVa90x3j2uuAJPBGxc6Cer+wrub0A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Gabe Cohen <gabe@tbd.email>, "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
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 <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>

> On Mon, May 1, 2023 at 6:16 PM Brian Richter <brian@aviary.tech> 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 - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> https://www.digitalbazaar.com/
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