https://w3c-ccg.github.io/did-spec/ looks like a pretty comprehensive solution to identity in a federated , decentralized world. But I think we're probably a ways away from implementations and integrations.
@alex afaik DID is not nomadic. you can't change providers without losing your following. imo this has to be implemented for decentralised identity to function as identity
@0x3F Yeah the Zot protocol looks interesting, I'll have to have a more in depth read about it.
As far as DID being unable to change providers, I didn't think it really had any concept of a 'provider'. One of the principles of the spec is 'self sovereignty' which I think is intended to be achieved via a distributed ledger of some kind and cryptographic proofs of identity. I also need to do more reading about this though so I could be wrong ...
@alex doesn't it require domain ownership and use URIs? if so, i dont think you'll be able to get everyone a domain without "providers". let alone the challenges of DNS.
if it does involve a distributed ledger, it would be interesting to see how it is executed.
@0x3F Glad to be of service ☺. Would love to hear your thoughts after we've both had a chance to read more thoroughly.
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