Hyperledger Project

Technical Steering Committee (TSC) Meeting


October 25, 2018 (7:00am - 8:00am PT) via Zoom

TSC Members

Arnaud Le Hors

Baohua Yang


Binh Nguyen

Christopher Ferris


Dan Middleton


Hart Montgomery


Kelly Olson


Mark Wagner


Mic Bowman


Nathan George


Silas Davis



Event Reminders

Quarterly project updates

  • Hyperledger Iroha update

    • Update is read into the record

    • Q: is there contributor churn? How is diversity?

    • A: No churn, low diversity

    • Dan points out there are no Iroha meetings on the Community Calendar.

    • Comment: too many chat forums (Telegram, Chat, Gitter)

    • Reply: bots are used to mirror contents of Telegram to Chat

  • November 1st:  Hyperledger Composer update

Quarterly WG updates

  • Technical WG China update

    • Update is read into the record

    • Comment: why a testnet?

    • Reply: Need place to dogfood, or run a proof-of-contribution token as an example

    • Comment: could more active Technical Ambassadors help?

    • Reply: Hyperledger is trying to recruit more

    • Comment: Hyperledger doesn’t fund meetups directly

    • Further comment: Hyperledger does provide some assistance for food when getting started, but not space rental

  • November 1st:  Training and Education WG update


  • Proposal

  • Q: Mic: what is the commitment from projects to incorporate crypto-lib?

  • A: Hart: none

  • A: Nathan: Indy wants to use ASAP

    • Q: would depending on crypto-lib hurt our process of 1.0?

    • A: Dan: no reason it would hurt

  • A: Dan: Sawtooth is interested in adopting, is actively involved in develop to ensure Sawtooth can use it

  • A: Silas: Burrow wants to use it

  • A: Chris: Fabric doesn’t know. There would need to be Go bindings developed; it would be a post 2.0 item

  • A: Salakhiev: Iroha: no plans, would consider in future

  • Comment: the governance structure is unique

    • A robust discussion follows and moved to the mailing list

Testnet discussion/proposal

  • Deferred to next week

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