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Re: [webpayments] Expression of monetary amounts (#40)

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <notifications@github.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2015 23:49:48 -0800
To: w3c/webpayments <webpayments@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <w3c/webpayments/issues/40/165375305@github.com>
The standard for dealing with amounts in older payment protocols such as ISO8583 is to always use the minor currency and express amounts as integers.

One may argue this is not very developer friendly but it has worked for the card industry for a few decades. Is this a viable solution?

See the following related issues for the paymentRequest proposal: 
- https://github.com/WICG/paymentrequest/issues/18
- https://github.com/WICG/paymentrequest/issues/39
- https://github.com/WICG/paymentrequest/issues/40

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