Hello and welcome to another edition of This Month in Solid!

Solid is a set of open specifications, built on existing open standards, that describes how to build applications in such a way that users can conveniently switch between data storage providers and application providers and take the data generated along.

This is a monthly summary of Solid progress.

Want something mentioned? Contact the Solid Manager at info@solidproject.org. This Month in Solid is openly developed on GitHub. If you find any errors in this month’s issue please submit a pull request.



Solid World is an opportunity to meet people who are interested in or currently working on Solid. If you missed Solid World you can watch the recording here.The next Solid World will happen on the 3rd September 2020.

Articles and Talks mentioning Solid

In Other News

This month, there’s been a website refresh, check out the latest version of the website. Anyone can make suggestions around how to improve the website by submitting an issue or pull request for the Creators to process.

Check out the winners of the Solid geolocation challenge at the Universidad de Oviedo.

Solid Implementations

Job Openings

Update from the Specification Editors

  • Key requirements pertaining to read and write operations are included in the Editors Draft: https://solid.github.io/specification/
  • Updates to Use Cases and Requirements for Authorization: https://github.com/solid/authorization-panel/blob/master/proposals/wac-ucr/index.bs and Data Interoperability: https://github.com/solid/data-interoperability-panel/blob/master/proposals/use-cases-and-requirements/index.bs
  • Progress on Proposals to Authentication: https://github.com/solid/authentication-panel/blob/master/oidc-authentication.md , Data Interop: https://github.com/solid/data-interoperability-panel/tree/master/proposals/ecosystem
  • General exchange concerning existing Authorization issues as well as considerations for new functionality: https://github.com/solid/authorization-panel/issues

Join us in the W3C Solid Community Group. Links to activities are available at https://www.w3.org/community/solid/wiki/Main_Page

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