Blockchain Naming System Community Group created

The Blockchain Naming System Community Group has been launched:


Explore blockchain based naming system used to name wallets and other
objects stored in blockchains, such as non-fungible tokens.

Blockchain elements are referred to by a long hexadecimal string. Just
like IPv6 addresses, those are hard to remember. Creating human-friendly
names that resolve to those strings was deemed an important step for the
early adoption of blockchain technologies. Early blockchain developers
did not develop DNS extensions for that purpose. They created entirely
new alternative naming systems based on the particular blockchain they
were working on. 
We are exploring all options for a unified web based solution to the


To join:

If you do not have one already, you will need a W3C account to join:

This is a community initiative. W3C's hosting of this group does not
imply endorsement of the activities.

The group must now choose a chair:

For more information about getting started in the new group, see:

and good practice for running a group:

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and other channels.

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the attention of the W3C staff, please email us at

Thank you,
W3C Community Development Team

Received on Saturday, 4 February 2023 23:27:31 UTC