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Re: "Web Identity" -> "Web Credentials"

From: Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:33:27 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKcXiSqfKy_eD2TQF1z6A15QppCK60XgZQC--CZDZAPEVErSRw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
RE: If a vocabulary was defined, it could be easily used by the Web
Identity / Identity Credentials spec.

Probably somebody in the large Protégé community has such a vocabulary
(ontology) http://protege.stanford.edu/

Maybe useful...

Attribute Delegation Based on Ontologies and Context Information
http://openpmi.sourceforge.net/contenedores/papers/papers/cms06.pdf

RE: Nope. It has more to do w/ credentials than rights and responsibilities.
> It's true that w/ certain credentials come particular rights and
> responsibilities, but there is no real mechanism to express that for
> entities that I'm aware of at the moment. Doing so is probably in
> lawyer/policy people territory.

Is there a definition of "credentials" you have in mind that is more
than identity+rights+responsibilities?


RE: unless someone else on here can think of an interesting
repurposing of XrML for identity management

Well, it *is* extensible after all.

Joseph


On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 9:13 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> On 03/11/2014 08:05 PM, Joseph Potvin wrote:
>> Is this useful? GeoHash and UUID Identifier for Multi-Agent Systems
>> http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-30947-2_33
>
> Looks like it breaks a number of design principles for the Web (in a bad
> way). That it sits behind a paywall is another bad sign. That the
> GHUUID's aren't easily dereferenceable over the Web is also problematic.
> Anyone on here have any experience w/ the technology? Doesn't seem like
> a good fit at first glance.
>
>> Regarding credentials of agents, this seems to be their attributed
>> package of rights+responsibilities, no?
>
> Nope. It has more to do w/ credentials than rights and responsibilities.
> It's true that w/ certain credentials come particular rights and
> responsibilities, but there is no real mechanism to express that for
> entities that I'm aware of at the moment. Doing so is probably in
> lawyer/policy people territory. If a vocabulary was defined, it could be
> easily used by the Web Identity / Identity Credentials spec.
>
>> Does XrML have anything to offer there?
>
> Nope, that applies more to digital content unless someone else on here
> can think of an interesting repurposing of XrML for identity management?
>
>
> -- manu
>
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