This document is the unified glossary used by all Open Credentials work in the Credentials Community Group.

This document is a work in progress and is being released early and often using an agile process; it is incomplete.

The group continues to actively align the Open Credentials terminology with definitions produced by other standardization bodies around the world.

Introduction

This document is the unified glossary used by all Open Credentials work in the Credentials Community Group.

Terminology

Cross References

The cross reference section is highly experimental and may change drastically or disappear entirely over the course of the next several weeks or months.

This section contains cross references from terminology defined in this document to industry terminology defined in other specifications across all credentials-related standards groups.

Acknowledgements

The editors wish to thank the participants of the Credentials Community Group for discussions about and contributions to this document.