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Re: Detecting if payment app is available

From: Shane McCarron <shane@spec-ops.io>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:03:02 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJdbnODL+SfXVRVCSu9p9qfN-5zB3bjmEUipU=XPC6XF3NSCEw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Cc: Zach Koch <zkoch@google.com>, Mahesh Kulkarni <mahesh.kk@samsung.com>, Web Payments WG <public-payments-wg@w3.org>
FWIW I appreciate the concept behind this interface...  doesn't Apple have
something similar?

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 3:07 AM, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
wrote:

> 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-pa
>>> yment-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-pa
>>> yment-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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Shane McCarron
Projects Manager, Spec-Ops
Received on Wednesday, 26 October 2016 14:04:05 UTC

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