XYZ: Handles, Passing by Reference, and Polymorphic JSON

This article is part of a series about XYZ and how it works, also including articles on Why?, Interaction, Compatibility, and Cryptographic Agility.

What is a Handle?

{
"keys": {
"proof": "jwsd",
"jwks": {
"keys": [
{
"kty": "RSA",
"e": "AQAB",
"kid": "xyz-1",
"alg": "RS256",
"n": "kOB5rR4Jv0GMeLaY6_It_r3ORwdf8ci_JtffXyaSx8xYJCCNaOKNJn_Oz0YhdHbXTeWO5AoyspDWJbN5w_7bdWDxgpD-y6jnD1u9YhBOCWObNPFvpkTM8LC7SdXGRKx2k8Me2r_GssYlyRpqvpBlY5-ejCywKRBfctRcnhTTGNztbbDBUyDSWmFMVCHe5mXT4cL0BwrZC6S-uu-LAx06aKwQOPwYOGOslK8WPm1yGdkaA1uF_FpS6LS63WYPHi_Ap2B7_8Wbw4ttzbMS_doJvuDagW8A1Ip3fXFAHtRAcKw7rdI4_Xln66hJxFekpdfWdiPQddQ6Y1cK2U3obvUg7w"
}
]
}
}
}
{
"keys": "7C7C4AZ9KHRS6X63AJAO"
}
{
"keys": {
"proof": "mtls",
"cert#S256": "bwcK0esc3ACC3DB2Y5_lESsXE8o9ltc05O89jdN-dg2"
}
}

Static and Dynamic Handles

What Do Handles Stand For?

How Can The Protocol Express All This?

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