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

From: Eric Korb <eric.korb@accreditrust.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2016 16:53:40 -0500
Message-ID: <CAMX+RnC1YKot3ihGW-fx6Rictm3BZ+xoebDCbS6y+__cw+eKxA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
+1 Henry

Eric
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On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 2:12 PM, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:

> How much does one actually need the browser vendors for this?
> Can one not get a lot of this working with JS, sending credentials signed
> by some entity?
> At least to start off with?
>
> Henry
>
>
> On 4 Mar 2016, at 14:30, Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
> 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.
>
>
>
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