The Verifiable Claims Task Force

A Task Force of the Web Payments Interest Group

Verifiable Claims Telecon

Minutes for 2017-02-07

Jonathan Holt is scribing.

Topic: Agenda Review and Introductions

Dan Burnett: Any changes to Agenda?
Dan Burnett: Adding item, Pull Request discussion wrt. Revocation.

Topic: Status of Verifiable Claims WG Creation

Dan Burnett: Status of WG. Not much changed, some discussion about charter. Phil proposed change, unsure if it is necessary.

Topic: Status of Face to Face in March

Dan Burnett: The was a possibility of a F2F in March. Turns out 2/3 chairs can not make it. Burn sent a request to schedule the meeting and asked if anyone can attend. No reply. Time is close. Chairs want to know the feeling of people to attend.
Dan Burnett: Potential date is March 21st
Date for f2F is march 21st
This is for Chicago assoc with web payments meeting
Matt Stone: Need time to plan.
Dan Burnett: Issue is that someone new to the group needs time to plan meeting
Dan Burnett: Objections?
Manu Sporny: Perhaps we should delay a F2F
Manu Sporny: We brought up the VC WG up yesterday. Still possible to hold a meeting.
... as discussed with w3C in the past, we had the option for a formal meeting, but without chairs, difficult.
Nate Otto: Some more time between official word that we'll start and first face to face would improve chances of me being able to get my org to join W3C by the meeting.
... the question becomes, when should we have a meeting? usually 2 months after the w3c group. Brings us to the June time frame.
... the may not be a good time. we should do a doodle poll. and where, when.
Dan Burnett: We haven't discussed next steps. We don't have to wait until official, need feedback from w3c.
... as soon as it looks close and no longer discussing the charter then let' do doodle poll.
Matt Stone: To manu, comment. look for an invite from matt a request for suggestions for F2F this year.
... and if there are opportunities to tag on to other events.
ACTION: Matt send email regarding face-to-face opportunities in next 2-3 days.

Topic: Action Item Review

Matt Stone: Running action items:
Dan Burnett: Need response for use-cases.
... need update data-model not use-cases
Nate Otto: A lot of jargon in use-cases. need to draw out more meaning
Manu Sporny: A while ago people volunteered. Nat, jonnycrunch. then we got into healthcare privacy discussion. Need explanation of privacy detail. but this wasn't the ask.
... we should have assigned specific details on point.
... we should ask specific direction for volunteers
Nate Otto: Perhaps if we have more conversation on github as issue
Nate Otto: Dig into specific ticket.
Manu Sporny: Next step - assign specific issue to volunteer, 1-2 paragraphs.
Joe Andrieu: Question - my understanding was to take on the coorelation ,,,, here are some issues regarding the spec. rather than language for the spec.
Manu Sporny: Was was asked was language for the spec. not more issues.
ACTION: Nate Otto will take Data Model issue #9 and #6.
... spec language. initial ask. we have blank spaces in spec.
... the spec is fine but is raises more issues.
... the ask . the text doesn't need to be perfect. we need something there.
Dan Burnett: Volunteer actions
Nate Otto: Sorry, don't have privileges to assign. Github username is ottonomy, so someone in the org can assign me.
Dan Burnett: RE: revocation models
Manu Sporny: Nate can't assign himself. need designation for write.
ACTION: Manu to assign new team members to vc-data-model for issue processing.
Manu Sporny: Add revocation model to verfiable claims data model spec:
Manu Sporny: Will add revocation model to VC date model
... this is an example where we add additional details to spec
Manu Sporny: Walk thru of pull request for #36
... there were some significant changes with update language. back and forth last few days refining the PR
... 16 back and forths, but resulted in reviewers saying 'this looks good to me'
... if you assign yourself an issue. make a change, add PR. tag reviewers and get feedback.
Dan Burnett: I sent out a ppt regarding how to do PR.
... whenever you go to PR you can see latest commit.
ACTION: Dan Burnett to send out presentation about submitting Pull Requests.
Dan Burnett: Adrian and manu were going to do a review regarding privacy.
Manu Sporny: Joe is leading it.
Manu Sporny: JoeAndrieu, jonnycrunch, ottonomy: I've added each of you to the team, you should be able to self-assign issues now.
Joe Andrieu: I'm a volunteer. adam on queue and lead us.
Dan Burnett: S/regarding privacy/regarding privacy for Adrian's use case/
Adam Lake: I've got the xls and will be starting. take an ititial stab at it.
Dan Burnett: Joe, last week you also agreed to update the github issues. any updates.
Joe Andrieu: I did it after the last call. the Rx discussion regarding correlatability forked, updated one of them.
Joe Andrieu: I updated issue #38
Adam Migus: Sure, will provide it
Jonathan Holt: I was traveling. sorry , I'll check the work in box.
Manu Sporny: Regard usage pattern. can the model be used for correlatability. the question for this issue, when you use id in VC, can you add some language regarding how correlatability be done?
Joe Andrieu: Yes. looking at usage pattern. there are some other places where it can be a problem.
Adam Lake: There is a PDF slide presentation in an email titled “PR Tutorial Part II (Was Re: Agenda for January 10 VCTF meeting) “ from January 9th
Dan Burnett: Yes Adam, that's part II. Part I was in December.
Manu Sporny: We may want to zoom into one example of coorelation. for example. if you use your driver's license to by alcohol, then you use proof of age to some who owns the store, then, ...
... you can be correlated. usage-patterns.
Joe Andrieu: Yes, that issue is about usage patterns. i can add some language regarding this.
... sometimes you are using these claims to DO correlation sometimes we wan to avoid it.
Manu Sporny: Look at section 5 text. if you feel text is lacking, fill in.
... don't take that list as final. it is draft, please update.
... whole section is up for grabs.
Dan Burnett: They are attachments not links. Part I is from Dec 13th entitled "Agenda: Verifiable Claims Teleconference - Tuesday, December 13th, 2016" I can upload the PDF's to google docs and link people to them if that would help. [scribe assist by Adam Lake]

Topic: Discuss work on requirements gathering

Dan Burnett: Will add links later.
Dan Burnett: Chairs have been discussing ways to acccelearte progress.
... these resources are a good focus point for discussion.
... chairs sent out a call for issues. not sure priority, yet, but let's see what we get first.
Manu Sporny: Question - use task section is our starting list?
Dan Burnett: No, it contains items that should be used as a starting point.
... encourage building out details regarding list.
Joe Andrieu: +1 Google doc
Manu Sporny: Should we make a google doc?
Dan Burnett: Not everyone likes google doc, mailing list is archival.
Joe Andrieu: Could we just make an issue in github?
Joe Andrieu: Could we just make an issue in github? [scribe assist by Joe Andrieu]
Manu Sporny: Could we just send the google doc to the mailing list for achive?
Manu Sporny: Not everyone as access to google doc
Joe Andrieu: Issue with mailing list is it have other traffic.
Dan Burnett: My issue is that it is "live"
Jonathan Holt: +1 For google doc
ACTION: Dan Burnett to discuss Google Doc with Manu.

Topic: Use Case Issue 18: Holder Terminology

Dan Burnett: We believe that it is OK to close. objections? comments?
Dan Burnett: Matt suggesting we close
Joe Andrieu: I prefer 'presenter'
Dave Longley: When the WG starts up, we might have new participants that also want to change the terminology, let's keep this open for now.
RESOLUTION: Do not close yet Issue 18 yet.
Dan Burnett: Decision is not to close it yet.

Topic: Use Case Issue 34: Lifecycle Engagement - next steps

Joe Andrieu: On issue #39, matt brought up presumption background/managing their portfolio. I would prefer life-cylce.
... we could do this for Rx, need discussion with matt.
... about a paragraph for each step. don't have the resources or space for this.
Dan Burnett: So? what does that mean?
Joe Andrieu: This is a format for a deep dive in our process. if matt want a deep dive. I'm happy to work it into our model. I'm working with chris allen for rebooting web of trust.
... next steps, decide which topic to invest time.
Manu Sporny: 'Where we put focus' - we have the right people in retail, education and healthcare. digital bizare we are interested in retail.
... we have three choices: healthcare, education ( need help), retail ( digital bazaar working on it)
Dan Burnett: The answer is whoever is willing to do it.
... let's start with those three
Manu Sporny: +1
Nate Otto: Education can potentially lean on the use cases/capabilities defined for open badges. See "in 2.0" column here.