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Re: Building a paid App Market

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 21:45:11 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+5WeJF94AM49u1f4SYNffutPAKinPLWnqdyUFfBnw91g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jürgen Jakobitsch <j.jakobitsch@semantic-web.at>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: public-rww@w3.org
On 7 August 2012 16:23, Jürgen Jakobitsch <j.jakobitsch@semantic-web.at>wrote:

> btw. this would be a good training for using good relations also...
>

Just including this very interesting discussion from the w3c payments group
regarding a decentralized app market

http://payswarm.com/minutes/2012-08-07/

cc: manu sporny ...


>
> wkr turnguard
>
>
> On Tue, 2012-08-07 at 16:09 +0200, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 7 August 2012 16:05, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
> > wrote:
> >         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..
> >
> > So my initial thought was to try and create a simple web 3.0 platform
> > using drupal 7 and a webid login.
> >
> > Then an app catalogue similar to : https://5apps.com/demos/
> >
> > Then look at payments integration, which hopefully can be plugged in
> > via payswarm
> >
> > After a proof of concept, aim to bootstrap as many existing app
> > stores/centers/markets as possible e.g mobile (android, windows, ios
> > etc.) and web facebook, chrome, mozilla
> >
> > thoughts?
> >
> >
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