Re: The Open Banking Standard (HTTP API)

> On Feb 18, 2016, at 9:24 AM, Manu Sporny <> wrote:
> This is a report noting that the UK has started toward an Open Banking
> API using W3C/IETF technology. They're starting their own Standards
> Setting Organization to do it (sadly). The API will give access to a
> variety of banking features and cites PSD2 as one of the drivers for the
> work. W3C is mentioned as important at the bottom of page 138.
> I keep saying that not doing HTTP API work is a missed opportunity for
> W3C as this stuff is going to become more and more commonplace:
> This is also why the HTTP API in the Web Payments WG is important. It
> doesn't cover nearly everything that's covered in the Open Banking API,
> but it does cover one major part of it (payments).
> This is directly relevant to the IG's future work.

Hi Manu,

I saw this recently and contacted our HM Government colleagues (in the WPWG)
for more information; I have not succeeded in organizing a chat yet.


Ian Jacobs <>
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Received on Thursday, 18 February 2016 16:22:33 UTC