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Re: Building a paid App Market

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2012 23:40:49 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJWKNMzbS90ZhnfzuYQTpY6vTAsH3cE065HT=WBsZL7uw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Angely Alvarez <angely.m.a@gmail.com>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, Michiel de Jong <michiel@unhosted.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
On 8 August 2012 23:02, Angely Alvarez <angely.m.a@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
>
Awesome, thanks so much!  :)

Let's scope out what needs to be done in the next few days, then we can
break things into items that can get us closer to a prototype.

We can start off on the wiki, then move to source control etc. and allow
anyone that wishes to contribute access ...


> On Aug 8, 2012 2:36 PM, "Melvin Carvalho" <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
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> On 8 August 2012 20:25, Michiel de Jong <michiel@unhosted.org> wrote:
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> > oops, replied this to Melv...
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> Thanks for the repost :)
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> Both chrome and mozilla app stores do look good, a lot of potential
> there.
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> I do like 5apps also, well presented app gallery etc.  There's now app.nettoo ... (there's more out there too)
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> 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 ...
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> Payswarm on the telecon yesterday said it may be quite easy to get a proof
> of concept going with their code already
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> 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 ...
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> 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 ...
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> > > the big question is of course how to convince people to pay for
> > > software that they ar...
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