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Re: Building A Paid App For Firefox OS

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 22:06:54 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKzjN6pgiJgxFvQv+1Y=Y4Ws7uEVgU4z-=K_NG4+bgO5A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-webpayments@w3.org
On 27 February 2013 21:04, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> On 2/27/13 11:53 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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>> At first glance the Firefox Marketplace for Firefox OS may look similar
>> to the Apple Store or Google Play Store but there is a key difference: it
>> does not lock you into Mozilla or lock you into your Firefox OS phone. It
>> enables you to sell a web app that will run on any open web device by way
>> of the receipt protocol. Non-Mozilla marketplaces can participate in
>> selling apps on Firefox OS out of the box by implementing the receipt
>> format and users won’t notice anything different when running a paid app
>> from either store.
>>
>> When other devices support the receipt protocol then theoretically you
>> could pay for an app once and run it everywhere. There is, of course, a
>> chicken vs. egg problem here so Mozilla hopes to be the egg that helps
>> prove out the decentralized receipt concept and iterate on the protocol.
>> Mozilla invites other vendors to help us work on getting receipts right so
>> that paid apps are as portable and “webby” as possible.
>>
>> [Read More...]
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>> https://hacks.mozilla.org/**2013/02/building-a-paid-app-**for-firefox-os/<https://hacks.mozilla.org/2013/02/building-a-paid-app-for-firefox-os/>
>>
>> I wonder if the firefox marketplace could be a good way to bootstrap the
>> web app eco system ...
>>
>>
> Very nice! It should mesh well with Payswarm, WebID, RWW etc..
>
> The schema translates well to a Vocabulary (or Ontology), so Linked Data
> is a no-brainer too!
>

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