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Re: Detecting if payment app is available

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:07:06 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_KoNtaWAzjzkYMMmbx8J8i7Z1vFMiN6CRNVg2Ag0xk0Qg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Zach Koch <zkoch@google.com>
Cc: Mahesh Kulkarni <mahesh.kk@samsung.com>, Web Payments WG <public-payments-wg@w3.org>
On the agenda, thanks

On 26 October 2016 at 03:50, Zach Koch <zkoch@google.com> wrote:

> Hi all -
>
> I apologize for not being able to make the call last time to discuss this
> proposal. I've read and have written a counter-proposal of sorts to
> Mahesh's idea. Thoughts here: https://github.com/
> zkoch/zkoch.github.io/blob/master/pr-detect-avail.md
>
> The short version of the story is this:
>
> * We support a new canMakeActivePayment() function that returns back a
> boolean indicating whether or not the user has an available payment method
> ready to pay within PaymentRequest
> * This API can only be called once per origin per window of time (where
> window of time is TBD, but something sufficient enough to reduce privacy
> risk)
>
> Hoping we can discuss more on the call on Thursday.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Zach
>
> On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 7:23 AM Mahesh Kulkarni <mahesh.kk@samsung.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Thanks Adrian, I agree that group needs to review this concern before we
>> go CR.
>>
>> Just a quick reminder for the group to review the proposal,
>> https://github.com/maheshkk/webpayments/wiki/Detecting-if-
>> payment-app-is-available
>>
>> Discussion on this topic is in the agenda for tomorrow’s WG call and I
>> hope we can spend few mins discussing on this more tomorrow.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Mahesh
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Adrian Hope-Bailie [mailto:adrian@hopebailie.com]
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 5, 2016 4:14 AM
>> *To:* Mahesh Kulkarni <mahesh.kk@samsung.com>
>> *Cc:* Web Payments WG <public-payments-wg@w3.org>
>> *Subject:* Re: Detecting if payment app is available
>>
>>
>>
>> Hey Mahesh,
>>
>> Thanks for putting this together. As you say, this is already possible
>> today through long-lived cookies, iframes as long as the app consents to
>> give the info to the merchant.
>>
>> I think we should definitely explore this and discuss with some urgency
>> if it's something we think is required before we go to CR.
>>
>> Adrian
>>
>>
>>
>> On 5 October 2016 at 09:46, Mahesh Kulkarni <mahesh.kk@samsung.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hello WPWG members,
>>
>>
>>
>> Following up on our discussion about this topic from f2f meeting.
>>
>>
>>
>> I have prepared a problem statement and very early draft of proposals I
>> had in mind on how merchants can securely check if a certain payment app is
>> available.
>>
>>
>>
>> You can find the document here,
>>
>> https://github.com/maheshkk/webpayments/wiki/Detecting-if-
>> payment-app-is-available
>>
>>
>>
>> Please share if you have any questions or feedback! Also let me know if
>> it is easier to discuss this by creating an issue in github and moving the
>> content from wiki to this issue.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Mahesh
>>
>>
>>
>
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