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Re: Verifiable Claims Task Force Summary of Concerns

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 10:51:26 -0800
Cc: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>
Message-id: <AD6E3297-8928-4F6B-8861-EEE2BA6B2A74@apple.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Hi Manu, everyone

The Wiki page has some inconsistencies: the title says "Verifiable Claims Task Force PROPOSAL” and then it talks about a Working Group "Determine if a W3C Working Group should be created”.

My personal view is that this is not a payment-specific problem (“to do X the web site needs to be able to verify your claim Y”), and I am not sure that it’s a W3C problem.  I also happen to think it’s rather hard (since in effect, you end up having to say “well, Z supports my claim Y” - e.g. my driving license supports my claimed birth-date, and then you have to get organizations Z willing to support individuals’ claims).


> On Nov 20, 2015, at 11:20 , Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> 
> On 11/19/2015 10:38 AM, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>> it seems like having clear (and likely narrow) problem statements 
>> will increase the likelihood of generating interest outside the CG. 
>> Those will be useful hooks for people to determine whether they
>> think those are problems worth solving.
> 
> With your input, I have updated the Verifiable Claims Task Force wiki
> page by:
> 
> * Reworking the problem statement text and adding a few key points.
>  This puts the focus for the Monday call around getting
>  buy-in on the problem statement.
> * Moving what could happen after the task force is created to a
>  different page. This helps further focus the call on Monday
>  to goals, problem statement, scope, stakeholders, and success
>  criteria.
> 
> https://www.w3.org/Payments/IG/wiki/Main_Page/ProposalsQ42015/VerifiableClaimsTaskForce
> 
> -- manu
> 
> -- 
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Web Payments: The Architect, the Sage, and the Moral Voice
> https://manu.sporny.org/2015/payments-collaboration/
> 

David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 1 December 2015 18:51:58 UTC

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