W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webpayments@w3.org > September 2012

Re: Payments as a CSV

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:20:22 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJ8oqCmWwMFMcX-eKM-tzmO8kigtPVVMwgn_aOonT-Tjg@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com>
Cc: Michiel de Jong <michiel@unhosted.org>, Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 24 September 2012 04:48, David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 4:33 PM, Melvin Carvalho
> <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > [tipjar marketplace and currencies described briefly]
> >
> > David, I think this is an awesome idea.
> >
> > If I've understood correctly each individual can issue and distribute
> > currency (up to a trust limit).
>
> The issuer doesn't have any limit
>
>
> > They can back this currency too, either fractionally or fully.
>
> their currency is backed by whatever they back it with, for instance
> "one fresh hen's egg, if there are any from my backyard flock, when
> you come over, so call first!"
>
> > How are you going to describe the terms of each currency tho?  I suggest
> > giving the currency a web page.  I use DBPedia for vanilla currencies.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DBpedia hmm. Could you help with that?
> The backer/issuer/owner describes it when it is defined.
>

Sure.  DBpedia is just a linked data markup for all wikipedia pages.

I found this today:

http://www.complementarycurrency.org/ccDatabase/les_public.html

104 complementary currencies in Europe

We can certainly work on custom currencies too ...


>
>
> > This kind of means anyone individual or group can start their own forms
> of
> > quantitative easing ... but in a democratic way! :)
>
> since we're all sovereign individuals and stuff.
>
Received on Monday, 24 September 2012 12:20:52 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 24 September 2012 12:20:52 GMT