The vision statement of the W3C Credentials Community Group describes the
principles upon which an Open Credentials architecture should be built.
A unified glossary for all Open Credentials work in the Credentials Community
The purpose of the Open Credentials specifications is to establish a
credential storage and exchange system for the Web. The use cases outlined here
are provided in order to make progress toward possible future standardization
and interoperability of both low and high-stakes credentials with the
goals of storing, transmitting, and receiving digitally verifiable proof of
qualifications and achievements. The following use cases focus on concrete
scenarios that the technology created by the group should enable.
Previous Drafts: 2014-10-14
Outlines the proposed technology stack and development timeline for the set
of technologies being worked on by the Credentials Community Group.