W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-apa@w3.org > August 2016

Re: APA Comments on Web Payments FPWDs

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:13:52 -0500
Cc: public-apa@w3.org, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@ripple.com>, "Telford-Reed, Nick" <Nick.Telford-Reed@worldpay.com>, "Michael [tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B869AF43-23D7-43EA-8949-24DD69EED682@w3.org>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>

> On Aug 24, 2016, at 10:22 PM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> 
> Dear Ian and Web Payments WG:
> 
> APA has concluded our review of the three Web Payments specification
> FPWDs as requested in your email below. Our apologies for taking
> somewhat longer than we had anticipated to reach our consensus on these
> documents.

Hi Janina and APA,

Thank you for the review. I will bring the request to the attention of the
Working Group (e.g., at an upcoming teleconference).

All the best,

Ian


> 
> Our consensus decision on this comment is logged at:
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2016Aug/0080.html
> 
> APA Comment
> 
> The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group has found no
> specific problem in these three API specifications themselves. However,
> we do request addition of the following section to each specification:
> 
> Accessibility Impact Statement
> 
> This specification has no defined user interface. In addition, there are
> no specific accessibility requirements on implementations. However, to
> the extent that an implementation provides user interactions in support
> of this specification, the implementation must ensure that the interface
> for those interactions is exposed to the platform accessibility API.
> Moreover, implementors should take into consideration the needs of their
> users with varying abilities when designing solutions that implement
> this specification. As an example, the use of biometric authentication
> techniques should provide for enough variation to allow for people with
> widely differing physical abilities. See the W3C Accessibility
> Guidelines documents for more information.
> 
> Janina
> 
> 
> Ian Jacobs writes:
>> Janina,
>> 
>> Today we announced FPWDs of the Web Payments Working Group:
>> 
>>   First Public Working Draft of Payment Request API Specifications
>>   https://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/5371
>> 
>> On behalf of the Web Payments Working Group, and per our charter [1]),
>> I’d like to ask for WAI APA WG review of these early drafts:
>> 
>> * Payment Request API
>>   http://www.w3.org/TR/payment-request/
>> 
>>   This specification describes a web API to allow merchants (i.e., web
>>   sites selling physical or digital goods) to easily accept payments
>>   from different payment methods with minimal integration. User
>>   agents (e.g. browsers) will facilitate the payment flow between
>>   merchant and user.
>> 
>> * Payment Method Identifiers
>>   http://www.w3.org/TR/payment-method-id/
>> 
>>   This document defines payment method identifier strings so that
>>   components in the payment ecosystem can determine which parties
>>   support which payment methods.
>> 
>> * Basic Card Payment
>>   http://www.w3.org/TR/payment-method-basic-card/
>> 
>>   This specification describes the data formats used by the Payment
>>   Request API to support payment by payment cards such as credit or
>>   debit cards.
>> 
>> We also announced a FAQ to go with the specs:
>> https://github.com/w3c/webpayments/wiki/PaymentRequestFAQ
>> 
>> Thank you,
>> 
>> Ian
>> 
>> [1] https://www.w3.org/Payments/WG/charter-201510.html#coordination
>> --
>> Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>      http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
>> Tel:                       +1 718 260 9447
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> 
> Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> 			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> 		Email:	janina@rednote.net
> 
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org
> 
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
> 

--
Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>      http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel:                       +1 718 260 9447




Received on Thursday, 25 August 2016 04:14:09 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Thursday, 25 August 2016 04:14:10 UTC