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Re: Building a paid App Market

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2012 10:05:08 -0400
Message-ID: <50212094.8010701@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rww@w3.org
On 8/7/12 9:10 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> Now that we have a few social systems progressing nicely.
> Do people think it's the right time to start working on a paid app market.
> The idea of the web as the intersection of information spaces, could 
> apply to apps too.  ie to make apps that are as compatible as possible 
> with other app eco systems, but also to allow you to 'deploy to the 
> web', and add in a payment system to encourage people to build apps.
> Perhaps it might be possible to hook in payswarm as a possible 
> payments system.
> If anyone is interested in this idea, it's something I'd be happy to 
> work on, with maybe trying to get a proof of concept ready by end of 
> next month in time for TPAC.
> Any thoughts, design ideas, issues?

Interested in the idea, but need specifics fleshed out re. roles of 
WebID, ACLs, and Certificates as license mechanism etc..



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