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Re: Square's new payee identifier: cashtags

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:21:48 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_L1UDFv7_1=QFpEgdhn7z3eENdahPR3inYc4Yk5nG_zNQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Caruso, Mark" <Mark.Caruso@clickandbuy.com>
Cc: "Daniel.Buchner" <Daniel.Buchner@target.com>, Erik Ros <mail@erikros.me>, Andy McKay <amckay@mozilla.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
I can't find it on my keyboard!

On 26 March 2015 at 17:52, Caruso, Mark <Mark.Caruso@clickandbuy.com> wrote:

>  Well played Daniel, well played J
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> *From:* Daniel.Buchner [mailto:Daniel.Buchner@target.com]
> *Sent:* Donnerstag, 26. März 2015 16:44
> *To:* Erik Ros; Adrian Hope-Bailie; Andy McKay
> *Cc:* W3C Credentials Community Group; Web Payments CG
> *Subject:* RE: Square's new payee identifier: cashtags
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> We should probably also include the only existing global, open source,
> standard value transfer protocol and its identifier: *Ƀ*
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> *From:* Erik Ros [mail@erikros.me]
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:41 AM
> *To:* Adrian Hope-Bailie; Andy McKay
> *Cc:* W3C Credentials Community Group; Web Payments CG
> *Subject:* Re: Square's new payee identifier: cashtags
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> +1 for the stratified identifying options
> -1 for the brand specific stuff
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> (+1@!adrian<hopebailie.com <+1@!adrian%3chopebailie.com>:)
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>  On 26-03-15 14:26, Adrian Hope-Bailie wrote:
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>  Another way to think about it might be to adopt a symbol that explicitly
> represents a namespace outside the DNS system?
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> Could !username mean, look my identity up on Telehash?
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> So the discovery protocol may be something like:
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> IF identifier starts with '!' lookup on Telehash
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> ELSE IF identifier has the form user@domain lookup using WebFinger and
> fall back to Telehash
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> ELSE IF identifier starts with '@' lookup on Twitter identity service
> fallback to medium.com identity service
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> ELSE IF identifier starts with '$' lookup on cash.me identity service
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> ELSE return not found
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> The last two are not realistic for a global standard but I'm sure Twitter,
> Medium and Square would like them
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> On 26 March 2015 at 16:19, Andy McKay <amckay@mozilla.com> wrote:
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>  On Mar 26, 2015, at 12:56 PM, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
> wrote:
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> It does make me think that an identifier like adrian$hopebailie.com could
> be a cool standard though and would imply that my IdP is at hopebailie.com
> and my identity key is "adrian”.
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> adrian£hopebailie.com is way cooler. A currency symbol that applies to
> only a few countries isn’t going to work.
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