• Issue Game: Can we close this?
  • DIDComm DIF WG Update
  • Aries Toolbox Open Discussion
  • Websockets for client communication

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Welcome / Introductions


Related Meetings Review

  • Ursa - 
  • Semantics - Next meeting: 04/28 (Tuesday)
  • DID UX Call - Active?
  • SSI in IoT WG
  • Indy Contributors - No call this week
  • Identity WG / Identity WG Implementer calls (Wed / Thurs) - Mike Lodder ZKP LD
  • DIF DIDComm WG - Monday's at Noon US/Pacific - Sam Curren (Mon) - DID Doc services, etc.

Upcoming Releases and Work Updates

  • Aries Protocol Test Suite
    • One agent under test
    • Issue, credential, and proof tests are merged.
  • Aries Agent Test Harness
  • Aries Shared:
    • Aries Shared:
      • indy-vdr (Andrew Whitehead)
        • Nearing release 0.6(?) - most work complete that was needed: Design doc, FFI, testing, CI / CD
          • CI - GitHub actions runs unit tests and basic integration tests
          • CD not there
          • No design doc, but crate docs
          • Rich Schema merged and behind a feature flag
          • Refactoring PR not merged - cleanup, internal simplification, crate docs
      • indy-credx -
        • Experimental ACA-Py branch created that can do credential exchange with indy-credx
      • indy-shared-rs -
        • Shared features across indy-vdr and indy-credx
        • pack/unpack on Ursa (not libsodium)
      • aries-credx
      • Aries Secure Storage initiatives:
  • Aries-CloudAgent-Python (
    • Release 0.5.1 is on PyPi.
    • Revocation support added and tested with Streetcred and esatus Mobile Agents; major/minor version handling
  • Aries-Framework-Go (Troy) #aries-go
    • Implementing the Out-Of-Band protocol
    • Implementing issue-credential and present-proof protocols
    • Edge agent in work based aries-framework-go using WASM with support for DIDs, VCs and DIDComm support being added
  • Aries-SDK-Ruby (Jack)
  • Aries-Framework-DotNet (Tomislav)
    • Release last week for Aries compatibility with ACApy and LibVCX (RFC 0094)
  • Aries-StaticAgent-Python
  • Aries-Toolbox
  • Aries-SDK-Java
  • Aries-Framework-JavaScript
  • Rich Schemas and W3C Verifiable Credentials (Brent & Ken)
    • Some work has been done to support the W3C Verifiable Credentials Data Model specification
  • Aries-MobileAgent-Xamarin (Aries MAX)
  • Ursa
    • 0.4.0 scheduled for late March
      • Improved hash to curve algorithm
      • Updates to AMCL wrapper
    • To replace libsodium, need to have a replacement for the anoncrypt / authcrypt sealed box for pack / unpack.
      • Can be done in Ursa with two steps, but might add as a single function call.


  • Intro and project updates (10 min - )
  • DIF DIDComm WG Update (Sam - 15 min)
  • Aries Toolbox Open Discussion (Sam, Robert, etc. - 30 min)
  • Websockets for client communication (Robert - 30 min)
  • Issue Game: Can we close this? (15 min - )
  • Open Discussion / Next Week Topics / Wrap Up (5 min - )

Next Week

  • Connectionless Issue (Tomislav)
  • Requests?

Future Topics

Action items

Call Recording

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