Identifiers & Discovery

Working Group

Scope of Work

Members of the Working Group are engaged in development of protocols and systems that enable creation, resolution, and discovery of decentralized identifiers and names across underlying decentralized systems, like blockchains and distributed ledgers.

Specs & Projects

The active work items that are underway in the DIF Identifiers & Discovery Working Group

Universal Resolver

Spec and implementations for a driver-based package that enables resolution of DID metadata across systems.

System Overview Explainer Repo
Sidetree Protocol

Spec, docs, and implementations for the chain/ledger-agnostic DID scaling protocol.

Component Overview Explainer Main Repo IPFS Service Component Bitcoin Adapter


The following DIF members lead the work in this group, contact them for more info on the projects, specs, and development happening within.

Markus Sabodello
Jude Nelson