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Hyperledger Project Technical Steering Committee (TSC) Meeting

  • October 25, 2018 (7:00am - 8:00am PT)
  • via Zoom

TSC Members Present:

  • Baohua Yang
  • Christopher Ferris
  • Dan Middleton
  • Hart Montgomery
  • Kelly Olson
  • Mark Wagner
  • Mic Bowman
  • Nathan George
  • Silas Davis


  • Arnaud Le Hors
  • Binh Nguyen


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Event Reminders

  • APAC Hackfest – week of March 4th (details coming soon)
  • Schedule announced for Hyperledger Global Forum, December 12-15 (Basel, Switzerland)

Quarterly project updates

  • Hyperledger Iroha update
  • Update is read into the record
  • Q: is there contributor churn? How is diversity?
  • A: No churn, low diversity
  • Dan points out there are no Iroha meetings on the Community Calendar.
  • Comment: too many chat forums (Telegram, Chat, Gitter)
  • Reply: bots are used to mirror contents of Telegram to Chat
  • November 1st: Hyperledger Composer update

Quarterly WG updates

  • Technical WG China update
  • Update is read into the record
  • Comment: why a testnet?
  • Reply: Need place to dogfood, or run a proof-of-contribution token as an example
  • Comment: could more active Technical Ambassadors help?
  • Reply: Hyperledger is trying to recruit more
  • Comment: Hyperledger doesn’t fund meetups directly
  • Further comment: Hyperledger does provide some assistance for food when getting started, but not space rental
  • November 1st: Training and Education WG update

Crypto-lib Proposal

  • Q: Mic: what is the commitment from projects to incorporate crypto-lib?
  • A: Hart: none
  • A: Nathan: Indy wants to use ASAP
  • Q: would depending on crypto-lib hurt our process of 1.0?
  • A: Dan: no reason it would hurt
  • A: Dan: Sawtooth is interested in adopting, is actively involved in develop to ensure Sawtooth can use it
  • A: Silas: Burrow wants to use it
  • A: Chris: Fabric doesn’t know. There would need to be Go bindings developed; it would be a post 2.0 item
  • A: Salakhiev: Iroha: no plans, would consider in future
  • Comment: the governance structure is unique
  • A robust discussion follows and moved to the mailing list

Testnet discussion/proposal

  • Deferred to next week
groups/tsc/tsc-25-oct-2018.txt · Last modified: 2018/10/26 18:53 by Ry Jones