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Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): Web Payments API Review

From: Rich Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:06:12 -0500
Cc: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, "public-apa-admin@w3.org" <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F37E5468-8A85-4772-AA24-3F47ECB461A0@gmail.com>
To: "Drake, Ted" <Ted_Drake@intuit.com>
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> On Aug 19, 2016, at 3:40 PM, Drake, Ted <Ted_Drake@intuit.com> wrote:
> 
> Thank you for putting this together. I believe the biometrics example is useful. 
> You have my support for moving forward.
> Ted Drake, Intuit
> 
> 
> On 8/19/16, 6:48 AM, "Janina Sajka" <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> 
>    Colleagues:
> 
>    This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
>    Architectures (APA) Working Group on our review of three Web Payments
>    API specifications.
> 
>    *    Background Information
> 
>    APA's review of the following three API specifications relating to
>    payment transactions via the web was requested by the Web Payments
>    Working Group at:
> 
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2016Apr/0050.html
> 
>    1.)    Payment Request API
>        http://www.w3.org/TR/payment-request/
>        This specification describes a web API to allow merchants (i.e.,
>        web sites selling physical or digital goods) to easily accept
>        payments from different payment methods with minimal
>        integration.  User agents (e.g. browsers) will facilitate the
>        payment flow between merchant and user.
>    2.)    Payment Method Identifiers
>        http://www.w3.org/TR/payment-method-id/
>        This document defines payment method identifier strings so that
>        components in the payment ecosystem can determine which parties
>        support which payment methods.
>    3.)    Basic Card Payment
>        http://www.w3.org/TR/payment-method-basic-card/ This specification
>        describes the data formats used by the Payment Request API to
>        support payment by payment cards such as credit or debit cards.
> 
>    Review of these three specifications was referred to APA's Web Payments
>    Subteam, whose deliberations on these specifications are available in
>    recent teleconference minutes and publically archived email threads:
> 
>    1.) Subteam Minutes
>    https://www.w3.org/2016/08/04-apa-minutes.html
>    https://www.w3.org/2016/08/18-apa-minutes.html
> 
>    2.) Email Threads
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2016Aug/0015.html
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2016Aug/0067.html
> 
>    *    Proposed Comment
> 
>    The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group has found no
>    specific problem in these three API specifications themselves. However,
>    we do request addition of the following section to each specification:
> 
>    Accessibility Impact Statement
> 
>    This specification has no defined user interface. In addition, there are
>    no specific accessibility requirements on implementations. However, to
>    the extent that an implementation provides user interactions in support
>    of this specification, the implementation must ensure that the interface
>    for those interactions is exposed to the platform accessibility API.
>    Moreover, implementors should take into consideration the needs of their
>    users with varying abilities when designing solutions that implement
>    this specification. As an example, the use of biometric authentication
>    techniques should provide for enough variation to allow for people with
>    widely differing physical abilities. See the W3C Accessibility
>    Guidelines documents for more information.
> 
>    *    ACTION TO TAKE
> 
>    This CfC is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of
>    support via email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though
>    messages of support are certainly welcome.
> 
>    If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
>    proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
>    than 23:59 (Midnight) Boston Time, Tuesday 26 August.
> 
>    Janina
> 
>    -- 
> 
>    Janina Sajka,    Phone:    +1.443.300.2200
>                sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
>            Email:    janina@rednote.net
> 
>    Linux Foundation Fellow
>    Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:    http://a11y.org
> 
>    The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
>    Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures    http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
> 
> 
> 
> 
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