Work updates and collaboration

  • Indy Node using Ursa
  • Indy-VDR
  • Anoncreds
  • Rich Schemas

Will schedule additional meetings for a Rich Schemas discussion and a discussion to help others support Indy networks.

We intend to record this call.

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Related Calls and Announcements

  • Going forward, we will not be holding the AMER afternoon / APAC morning call
  • Identity Implementors Working Group call
    • Main place to get project updates, release status, and announcements.

Release Status and Work Updates

  • Indy Node
    • February:
      • Replacing Indy Crypto with Ursa (Kiva)
      • More "rich schema" objects
      • Tool for detecting ZMQ network problems
      • Troubleshooting guide
    • Future
      • Ubuntu 18.04 (Kiva)
        • Need to check additional dependencies:  Unable to render Jira issues macro, execution error.
  • Indy SDK
    • February:
      • Bug fixes
  • Indy Catalyst
  • Anoncreds 2.0 (Mike)
    • Implementing in an Aries Shared Library
  • Aries Shared Libraries
    • indy-vdr (Andrew Whitehead
      • HTTP REST client that can be used to proxy ZMQ traffic
      • Next steps:
        • VDR Design Doc
        • FFI
        • Unit tests
        • Functional tests
        • Migrate repo to Hyperledger
          • First commit should point to previous history in indy-sdk
        • Integrate into existing LibIndy
          • Apply recent bug fixes to the new VDRI
      • As an Aries interface becomes standardized, a new repo will be created for the indy-aries-vdri
        • Or a single aries-vdri with modules for each interoperable ledger
    • indy-aries-anoncreds / indy-creds → indy-credx
    • Aries-Shared-Util
      • Pack / Unpack
        • Lift-and-shift would be Indy specific, but refactoring for Aries-KMS could take a long time
      • Need a place for Rich Schemas functions → many will go to Aries Credx
    • Aries-KMS
      • Mike and Cam's aries-core-rs → aries-kms-(placeholder)
        • Evolution from lox
        • Will include a default storage that is not a different implementation from the plugins
        • Hopes for a protype in February
      • Move the Indy wallet crate as a starting point → aries-kms-taiga
  • Ursa 0.3.2
    • Releasing this week?
    • Implements key exchange, so LibSodium hopefully is no longer required

Main Business

  • Special calls:
    • Conflicts: US February 17, Russia February 24, HL Global Forum March 2, Russian March 9
    • Rich Schemas:
      • Tuesday February 11 at 8 Mountain or Wednesday February 12 at 9 Mountain?
    • On troubleshooting Indy
      • Tuesday February 25 at 8 Mountain or Wednesday February 26 at 9 Mountain?
  • Collaborate on Rich Schemas
  • IS-1222 blocked by Ursa CI / CD
  • INDY-2305: Add IP address range for outbound TCP connections from validator nodes

Future Calls

Next call:


  • Requirements questions:
    • IS-1099: anoncreds.prover_get_credentials_for_proof_req should return per-credential timestamp
      • Should we allow duplicate credentials from the same issuer?

Action items

  • HIPE #138, Issue #144 (Ken and Brent)
    • Create a PR for changing status to ACCEPTED
    • Check for an Aries RFC
  • PR to RFC #0019 to compare pack/upack to msgpack (Sergey)
  • Richard and Sergey will close old pull requests with a descriptive comment.
  • Mike wants to review the 61 cases of "unsafe" libindy calls and figure out if they are justified.

Call Recording