- Release and work updates
- Continued the discussion on the architecture of an Aries core library, including the threading model.
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(7AM Los Angeles, 10AM New York, 3PM London, 17H Moscow)
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- John Callahan (Veridium) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Ken Ebert (Sovrin Foundation) <email@example.com>
- Sam Curren (Sovrin Foundation) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Matt Raffel (Kiva) <email@example.com>
- Richard Esplin (Evernym)
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- Samuel Smith (ProSapien) <email@example.com>
- Troy Ronda (SecureKey) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Steve McCown (Anonyome Labs) <email@example.com>
Welcome / Introductions
- Hyperledger voting is happening. Make sure you have received an invitation to hyperledger-contributors mailing list to get voting instructions.
- Community project: Aries RFCs - process to move HIPES; RFCs that have been moved concepts / features / pull requests.
- Aries Workshop/Connectathon December 3-5 in Provo, Utah (details to follow)
Summary of Prior Calls and Related Meetings
- Aries WG
- Question for the Indy team on testing and deploying debian packages
- Aries-CloudAgent-Python (bc.gov) - Release 0.3.1 has been tagged and is on PyPi
- Working on next release, particularly on revocation support.
- Aries-Framework-Go (Troy)
- Aries-SDK-Ruby (Jack)
- Moved to https://github.com/hyperledger/aries-sdk-ruby
- Released as a Gem (0.0.2)
- Will use synchronous (blocking) threads due to GIL with reliance on ActiveJob in Rails (adaptors for Sidekiq, Resque, Sucker Punch, etc.) to support threading (but untested)
- Aries-Framework-DotNet (Tomislav)
- Moved from StreetCred to Aries: https://github.com/hyperledger/aries-framework-dotnet
- Aries-StaticAgent-Python - Release 0.4.0
- Move from Pysodium → PyNacl
- Improved module interface and routing.
- Aries-SDK-Python - Wrapper from JeromK and SBCA?
- People are expressing interest in Rocket Chat, but no one has started contributing code yet. Could start by moving the Indy SDK wrapper to Aries.
- Need a reviewer for the pull request moving code from Indy-SDK to Aries.
- Indy SDK
- Working on release of 0.2.0
- ZKP / ZKLang improvements
- Debian packages
- Refactor internal plumbing for anoncreds 2.0, shouldn't impact external interfaces
- Refactor multi-signature BLS in addition to aggregated signature
- Sovrin Foundation is looking to build a Indy specific Ursa, with ZKPs. Other Aries clients would build a different Ursa.
- Working on release of 0.2.0
- Rich Schemas and W3C Verifiable Credentials (Ken)
- Working on context object in Node. PR for Indy-Node is almost ready for review.
- Making progress on the new schema object.
- In order to do the review, need new Indy HIPEs: each new object, the new flow for creating credentials, creation of presentation request and presentation, compatibility with the old credential format
- SDK 2.0 architecture / Indy-Aries split (Sergey)
- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MYMi4NkixfoIJeC79WBOfX_QA3_9rG-iK3lZa86vIR0/edit#heading=h.z1u0dzf62loi POA and discussion
- https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1d-aCRC_Nzyywv9nyQif9_vBGbeWhp69M4T5_8_yYtAI/edit?usp=sharing Indy SDK Migration box diagram
- https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1sUffkRPlufingeeRjjBniVt9Ek3CNih9lUqym8mUl4M/edit?usp=sharing Aries Architecture
- https://hackmd.io/_BhJewTlSUqMGNDc4SvgNw?edit developing ideas around APIs
- Aries Presentations
- https://hackmd.io/@gjPgYQjMT3azdpSAFgo5PA/HyjVdhVGr Daniel B's proposal for separating wallet and crypto
- https://docs.google.com/document/d/18kHgTsHkSIIW9cakbampv8rxKxNchWycthHnXGyxkls/edit# Daniel H's analysis of challenges and approaches
- Architecture of Aries core library
- What is our fastest path to a library that framework implementors could consider using?
- Daniel's analysis of Aries API Surfaces https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ODtHCeB6x7yVGfhyJHFUKn0f070sqZXhff1C8M7jfTY/edit?ts=5d658905#slide=id.p
- Background in previous meetings: July 31, August 14
- Progress of Ken's POC
- Key questions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w_n8EztyLbNlRa3FfuuN8YXKUISYRfM5p_6ijIig6jk/edit#
- Next call
- Hubs vs Agents
- Payments in Aries
- wallet query language
- IOT best practices (Robert Mitwicki, Adam Burdett , Lohan Spies )
- DID Resolution W3C and Sam's concerns: https://github.com/hyperledger/aries-rfcs/issues/130
- Schedule a deep dive into Aries / Indy architecture (Ken / Richard)