• Aries Exit Incubation
  • Peer DID Method 2
  • AIP 2.0 - Subtarget grouping

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  • Sam Curren (Indicio) <>
  • Stephen Curran (Cloud Compass Computing Inc.) <>
  • Troy Ronda (SecureKey) <>
  • Christos Patsonakis (CERTH) <>
  • George Aristy (SecureKey) <>
  • Fernando Marino (CPQD) <>
  • Steve McCown (Anonyome Labs) <>
  • James Ebert (Indicio) <>

Welcome / Introductions


March 9,10,12 - Thoughtful Biometrics 

April 20-22 - IIW

Related Meetings Review

  • Ursa - 
  • SSI in IoT WG
  • Indy Contributors - Every 2nd Tuesday 8am US/Pacific - CI/CD of Indy Node and Plenum, Ubuntu 20.04 release, indy-sdk ready
  • Indy DID Method Tuesdays 7am Pacific - Last: DIDDoc = NYM + 0/1 ATTRIB or NYM + 0/N ATTRIBs (one per DID Registry Element) 
  • 2021-02-11 : Identity Implementers WG Call (9am MT / 4pm UTC) – Riley Hughes from Trinsic is presenting some of their new developments (
  • 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 Framework Go backchannel in process - running!
    • DID Exchange tests added
  • Aries Shared:
  • Aries-CloudAgent-Python (
    • Release 0.6.0 Real Soon Now – some last minute adjustments with OOB and explicit/implicit invitations.
    • Contributions included:
      • OOB/DID Exchange support merged 
      • Adjustments for supporting aries-askar – mostly internal
      • Multi-Tenant Support -  SICPA and collaborators (Animo, Anon Solutions)
      • Mediator Support – Indicio - ACA-Py as mediator, ACA-Py as mediator client (through connections protocol) merged; Admin API, fixes in progress; need to add support for DID Exchange/OOB
      • Initial Credential Exchange V2 – Issue Credential - RFC 0453
    • In Progress:
      • Persistent Queues – Kiva – WIP PR submitted using redis
      • Credential Exchange V2 (0454) – almost done
    • Started:
      • Getting to W3C Verifiable Credential support with ZKP and Selective Disclosure with Revocation.
        • DHS SVIP JSON-LD Verifiable Credential exchange in Aries Protocols
      • Plans for this is outlined here:
  • Aries-Framework-Go (Troy) #aries-go
    • Move storage definitions to service provider interface module.
    • Improvements to storage implementations.
    • Implement RFC 0360 - Use DID Key.
    • Enable repolinter.
    • JWE fixes.
  • Aries-SDK-Ruby (Jack)
  • Aries-Framework-DotNet (Tomislav)
    • Revocation intervals affecting search - fix submitted.
  • Aries-Toolbox
  • Aries-SDK-Java
  • Aries-Framework-JavaScript - Framework JS Meetings
  • 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.


Next Week

  • What's Wrong with OOB and DID Exchange and what should we be doing? - George

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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