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Re: Payments activity - any point to our time and effort?

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:30:17 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok1Pniq-8fKg_=T3vtnAYavoU9-bgyS8ZEfpfX0gRrpuBA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Given the logic, maybe trump is the answer...

On Sat, 5 Mar 2016 at 2:26 AM, Anders Rundgren <
anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2016-03-04 16:17, Timothy Holborn wrote:
> > Well China has a different system of government. I wonder how they treat
> people who contribute.
>
> Unfortunately the problem is that the world at large seems unaware of that
> Google is
> a kind of company we have never seen before.  That is, in the old world
> people are
> referring to their boss when it comes to decisions.  I have never heard
> any of
> the W3C Googlers do that and they don't have titles like "VP of SW
> engineering".
>
> China still has a (theoretical) chance.
>
> Anders
>
> >
> > Don't think we need a Magna Carta for the web, or a earth passport. We
> need apple and the others to start issuing them, I'm sure they'll be able
> to update the readers, after all, court orders - meh, design software that
> invalidates the requests and squash the alternatives...
> >
> > New world order. Only $899 for the updated deluxe appendage, and after
> $40pcm, your able to start thinking about the human rights of children or
> whatever you think is important.
> >
> > So very, very frustrated.
> >
> > Anders, always good to chat. Don't always agree, but have always
> considered you a contributor.
> >
> > Timh.
> > On Sat, 5 Mar 2016 at 2:10 AM, Anders Rundgren <
> anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>>
> wrote:
> >
> >     On 2016-03-04 15:30, Timothy Holborn wrote:
> >>     I've been reading this:
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-payments-wg/2016Feb/0527.html
> Is our work valuable at all or is this some sick joke that looks like Wall
> Street Execs vs. the concept of law and such things for the billions of
> other humans around the planet...? After reading this, I have severe
> concerns about the viability of building anything meaningful here. I think
> that should be made clear. W3C was established due to issues that emerged
> sometime ago. New issues threaten humanity as is influenced specifically by
> web standards. Their are a number of very troubling problems here, and I
> fully support Manu, who's work has brought all this together and to suggest
> otherwise is an act of horrific behaviour I very much doubt they'd want
> subject to accountability, as such, What are we doing here? Timh.
> >
> >     Well, there are reasons to why (for example) 1B+ secure payment
> cards never did make it to the Web.
> >
> >     Regarding the more technical aspects of this work I find it slightly
> amusing that when I suggested enhancing the interface between the Web and
> App worlds, it was either met with dead silence or with statements that
> indirectly suggested that I'm a charlatan. When Google did the same (but
> much less universal) proposal everybody listened and nobody complained.
> >
> >     These are the realities.
> >
> >     Not even China with their millions of engineers and leading
> production of devices can do anything about Google's dominance in Web and
> mobile phone technology!
> >
> >
> >     Anders
> >
>
>
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