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Re: Building a paid App Market

From: Olivier Berger <olivier.berger@it-sudparis.eu>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:31:40 +0200
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
Message-ID: <87ipclv92r.fsf@inf-8657.int-evry.fr>
Hi.

Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> writes:

> On 7 August 2012 15:10, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> 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?
>>
>
> I've jotted down some notes in this wiki page ... please feel free to add
> to it or make changes as you see fit
>
> http://www.w3.org/community/rww/wiki/App_Market
>
> Next Steps
>
>    - Investigate possible code reuse, in particular, the payswarm wordpress
>    plugin
>    - Brainstorm minimal viable product
>
> Also will be interesting to see if app.net reaches is funding goal over the
> weekend ...

While the investigation of paid apps looks interesting... are you really
sure it is completely on topic with RWW ?

Just checking.

Best regards,
-- 
Olivier BERGER 
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Ingenieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis, Evry (France)
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