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Re: [w3c/webpayments] PROPOSAL: A new document structure for this API (#134)

From: Manu Sporny <notifications@github.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2016 17:24:51 -0700
To: w3c/webpayments <webpayments@noreply.github.com>
Message-ID: <w3c/webpayments/issues/134/222860000@github.com>
@adrianhopebailie wrote:
> Proposal:
> Create a new payment mediator specification that defines the conformance criteria for any mediator (not just a user agent in this role).

+0.4 - it would help to know what the conformance criteria for a mediator would be - do you have a short list?

> Migrate the appropriate elements of the API specification into this new specification.

+0 - unsure about this bit if it means taking the WebIDL and placing it into a mediator spec that the HTTP API spec can't build on top of.

> Make the new specification a normative dependency of the API specification.

+1, the PaymentRequest API currently feels like it's conflating two concepts (which you go into below):

> Update the API specification so that it describes the conformance criteria of a user agent in assuming two roles:
> * Payment mediator (as defined in the payment mediator spec)
> * Data collection mediator for collection of data to optimize the checkout flow.


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