• Aries Interop Next
  • Toolbox mediation Demo

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  • Sam Curren (Indicio) <>
  • Stephen Curran (Cloud Compass Computing Inc.) <>
  • James Ebert (Indicio) <>
  • Timo Glastra (Animo Solutions) <>

Welcome / Introductions


Related Meetings Review

  • Ursa - 
  • SSI in IoT WG
  • Indy Contributors - Every 2nd Tuesday 8am US/Pacific -  See you next week about Releases of Indy Node and Indy SDK
  • Indy DID Method Tuesdays 7am Pacific - Network Naming
  • 2020-12-3 Identity Implementers WG Call (9am MT / 4pm UTC), presentation:  Nicole Khor (Anonyome Labs, University of Queensland) will discuss her ongoing research into integrating SSI technologies with existing browser-based authentication protocols, such as WebAuthn.
  • 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
    • Instructions, docker added - Try It!
    • Issue, credential, and proof tests are merged.
    • esatus backchannel
    • OOB protocol testing added (phase 1)
    • Regular friday meetings, contact Keith Smith for details
  • Aries Agent Test Harness - - Aries Interop Testing
    • CI Pipeline running – daily execution based on main branch of source systems.  acapy-acapy, dotnet-dotnet, acapy-dotnet
    • Visualization of the results - behave output
    • Discovered an unanticipated incompatibility in ACA-Py main branch - pheww...
    • Adding aries-framework-go backchannel
    • Adding DID Exchange tests
  • Aries Shared:
  • Aries-CloudAgent-Python (
    • Release 0.5.6 is out.
    • Contributions in progress:
      • DID Exchange support added yesterday to main branch – testing
      • Adjustments for supporting aries-askar – mostly internal
      • Persistent Queues – Kiva
      • Multi-Tenant Support -  SICPA and collaborators (Animo, Anon Solutions)
      • Mediator Support – Indicio
      • Getting to W3C Verifiable Credential support with ZKP and Selective Disclosure with Revocation.
        • DHS SVIP JSON-LD Verifiable Credential exchange in Aries Protocols
        • May be doing some bounties related to this
      • Thinking about adding aries-vdr concept – pluggable, multi-ledger resolution
  • Aries-Framework-Go (Troy) #aries-go
    • BBS+ Verifiable Credentials implemented using pure Go. Example.
      • Interop tests against Mattr implementation
      • Add selective disclosure capabilities
      • Interop tests against Mattr for selective disclosure
    • Adding support for did:web
    • Working on adding remote encrypted storage capability - with a default implementation of DIF Secure Data Storage - Encrypted Data Vaults.
    • Created repo to handle pluggable go framework components such as Indy VDR:
      • MySQL and CouchDB components moved to ext repo.
  • Aries-SDK-Ruby (Jack)
  • Aries-Framework-DotNet (Tomislav)
  • Aries-Toolbox
  • Aries-SDK-Java
  • Aries-Framework-JavaScript - Framework JS Meetings
    • Current focus is on mediator use case (NodeJS)
    • Plan for 1.0 defined; refactoring to be done
  • Rich Schemas and W3C Verifiable Credentials (Brent & Ken)
    • Some work has been done to support the W3C Verifiable Credentials Data Model specification
    • Modifications to use BBS+ LD sigs as a first step - early exploration.
  • Aries-MobileAgent-Xamarin (Aries MAX) -
    • Ideas:
      • Automatic offer acceptance/managing credentials
      • Machine readable governance
  • Ursa
    • Go wrapper proceeding nicely
    • Grand refactor in the next few months. Should not affect the external APIs. Will help future additions.


  • ACA-Py Mediation / Aries Toolbox demo
  • AIP Next - Stephen Curran
    • AIP Doc: 

Next Week

Future Topics

  • Schema interop - how to reuse a schema across different networks Robert Mitwicki(RFC in progress)
  • Using WebSocket as a way to communicate back to the mobile/desktop wallet (Agent (services or user) as a proxy for communication between service and digital wallet) Robert Mitwicki 

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