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Re: Suggestion: Remove "non-fiat money" from the draft Web Payments IC Charter

From: Pindar Wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2014 16:02:33 +0800
Message-ID: <CAM7BtUp8qC1e59Buyp-cSUT+qScCpna8+TCmbWVA0V5kTHtC-Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Ezell <David_E3@verifone.com>
Cc: Stephane Boyera <boyera@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, public-webpaymentsigcharter <public-webpaymentsigcharter@w3.org>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
+1

FWIW to the removal of the non-fiat term.

p.


On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 2:43 PM, David Ezell <David_E3@verifone.com> wrote:

>  +1
> Thank you
>
> *Ars longa, vita brevis...*
>
> On Sep 9, 2014, at 8:29 AM, "Stephane Boyera" <boyera@w3.org> wrote:
>
>  Hi Manu, Joseph, All
>
> Given that there seems to be a consensus on removing non-fiat. I'm happy
> to proceed. The easiest, at a first glance, is to just remove the term and
> not open another can of worms by adding a new term. I believe that the idea
> is very well conveyed and I feel we don't need to go further.
> I implemented this change (removing the problematic term).
> cheers
> Steph
>
> Le 09/09/2014 03:28, Manu Sporny a écrit :
>
> On 09/01/2014 12:30 PM, Joseph Potvin wrote:
>
>  RE: Doesn’t fiat imply government?
>
>
>   If what's intended in that section of the Charter is to say
>
>  "stateless currencies", then some variant of this phrase would be
>
>  better. But would "Berkshares" that (I think) involve a regional
>
>  government and some municipalites in Massachussetts be inside our
>
>  outside that concept? http://www.berkshares.org/community_industry
>
>
>  +1 to removing non-fiat.
>
>
>  Perhaps changing it to "private currencies"?
>
>
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Private_currency
>
>
>  -- manu
>
>
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