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Re: 2014 IGF Workshop Report published

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:18:24 -0400
Message-ID: <542567A0.6050003@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Daniel Austin <daniel.austin@grintech.net>
CC: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 09/26/2014 01:00 AM, Daniel Austin wrote:
> Dr. Louise is incorrect about how PayPal works; there are no escrow 
> services, as there are with Alipay/Alibaba. The escrow pattern is 
> just one of several transaction patterns for exchanges between 
> untrusted parties. We should be sure to consider the broadest 
> spectrum of transaction patterns in our work and perhaps catalog 
> them.

+1

Our approach to cataloging them has been to summarize each transaction
pattern in a use case. I note that we have no "escrow" use cases
cataloged at the moment.

-- manu

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