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Re: Building a paid App Market

From: Angely Alvarez <angely.m.a@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2012 17:02:49 -0400
Message-ID: <CALNRGa7AAxcVxyYOCL-RK_aqpxJ23FQjZu_bsNBkUdWmODLSXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, Michiel de Jong <michiel@unhosted.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Hello everyone, I'm Angely. I understand, know how to use and write HTML &
CSS. Although I don't have much experience in building web apps, I would
still like to get involved in this project.

On Aug 8, 2012 2:36 PM, "Melvin Carvalho" <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:

On 8 August 2012 20:25, Michiel de Jong <michiel@unhosted.org> wrote:
> oops, replied this to Melv...

Thanks for the repost :)

Both chrome and mozilla app stores do look good, a lot of potential there.

I do like 5apps also, well presented app gallery etc.  There's now
app.nettoo ... (there's more out there too)

Michiel: do you know the best contact person at 5apps?  I'd like to cc them
on what we're thinking about, in case they have interest ...

Payswarm on the telecon yesterday said it may be quite easy to get a proof
of concept going with their code already

I think there's enough interest to flesh out the idea a bit more, and
decide what could be in scope for a basic prototype ... ideally we'd want
to collaborate with interested parties and create a big federated app
ecosystem ...

A combined shareable ratings and payments system (or at least blueprints
thereof) could also be the path to encouraging people to build great apps,
and deploy them to the Web ...

> >
> > the big question is of course how to convince people to pay for
> > software that they ar...
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