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Re: Transition Request for 3 Payments Specifications

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:21:38 -0500
Cc: public-payments-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <321ECC7A-D316-4664-9C99-4E9210EA1360@w3.org>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>

> On Apr 19, 2016, at 12:18 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> On 04/19/2016 01:05 PM, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>>> This is sloppy. Short names hang out in TR space forever. Let's
>>> pick better ones if we don't like the current ones.
>> We can and should revisit this as the set of our specifications
>> evolves.
> Yes, but that's not what I was trying to say. We should pick new
> shortnames before we're locked into them and we pollute W3C TR space.

> Not standing in the road for this one, I know many people want to just
> get on with publishing these documents, but 'payment-request-api' is not
> particularly good especially because we know there is another "payment
> request" API coming down the pipe.

We have a lot of experience with short name evolution and so I am confident
that as the groupís view of document organization improves, we will be
able to manage change.


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