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Re: Web Payments / Credentials Organizations

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:53:03 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_Jij0d9UaTHgf8PJTD-Uog7b0wEHuxaMY11OuiT-A0Aeg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Where does the Open Payments Foundation fit in? Who are they?


On 24 August 2014 22:24, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> The following document outlines all of the organizations that are
> directly involved in the current and future Web Payments work:
>
>
> https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1H3guwrrYZALQR91iB7QzN1n4ViUnIKgVT6bZiRuyenI/edit
>
> We still need to go through and outline the role that each organization
> plays, but here's a very quick rundown:
>
> Web Payments CG - Incubates and experiments with technologies and ideas
> related to Web Payments. Feeds that work into the more formal
> standardization groups.
>
> Credentials CG - Incubates and experiments with technologies and ideas
> related to Identity and Credentials on the Web. Feeds that work into the
> more formal standardization groups.
>
> Web Payments IG - Determines what gaps exist between use cases and
> desired outcomes. Suggests new technical working groups to create for
> Web Payments / Identity work.
>
> Future Payment and Identity Technology Working Groups - Narrowly scoped
> technical working groups take input use cases, requirements, and
> technologies to create Web standards.
>
> Open Payments Foundation - Funds researchers, writers, and programmers
> to create open source implementations for all payment and identity
> specifications.
>
> IETF - Standardizes necessary protocols to support Web Payments and
> Identity work.
>
> Internet Governance Forum - Examines and makes recommendations related
> to policy, law, and operational frameworks for payments and identity work.
>
> US Fed Workshops - Disseminates information related to work that is
> going on at W3C, IETF, IGF, and OPF. Gathers input related to banking
> and financial industry needs wrt. initiatives above.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: The Marathonic Dawn of Web Payments
> http://manu.sporny.org/2014/dawn-of-web-payments/
>
>
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