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Re: A Decentralized Hashtable for the Web

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2015 23:48:44 -0500
Message-ID: <56383CAC.60100@digitalbazaar.com>
To: public-webpayments@w3.org
On 11/02/2015 09:38 PM, Fabio Barone wrote:
>> 2015-11-02 18:06 GMT-05:00 David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com 
>> <mailto:davidnicol@gmail.com>>:
>> 
>> you don't do that.
> 
> exactly. no way. but...what about trust relationships - each with 
> their own key pairs, but associated somehow to the account. don't 
> know if it's a bad idea?

It is a good idea, and that idea is already integrated into the WebDHT
spec. See Example 1 ('accessControl' specifies a list of keys and
identities that you trust to update the document in the DHT):

http://opencreds.org/specs/source/webdht/#h-decentralized-identifier-registration-algorithm

-- manu

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