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DECISION: Regarding Call for Consensus to Deprecate Basic Card

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 09:09:46 -0500
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To: Web Payments Working Group <public-payments-wg@w3.org>
Dear Web Payments Working Group,

In response to the 16 August Call for Consensus [1] to deprecate the Basic Card Note, 6 Working Group participants supported the proposal. There were no Formal Objections.

The Chairs hereby record a decision that the proposal carries. The next steps are:

* Republish the Basic Card Note to indicate that work has stopped on the document. [2]
* Update Payment Request API to remove references (in examples) to Basic Card. [3]
* Update Payment Method Identifiers to remove “basic-card" from the list of standardized payment method identifiers. [4]
* Mark the "Card Network Identifiers Approved for use with Payment Request API” as no longer supported [5].
At the 19 August Working Group call [6] several people expressed interest in some form of standardized data format for tokenized payments (rather than Basic Card). I am organizing discussions on that topic; please contact me if you'd like to participate. If all goes well we will then come back to the WG for broader

For the co-Chairs,
Ian Jacobs

[1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-payments-wg/2021Aug/0020.html
[2] https://github.com/w3c/payment-method-basic-card/pull/90
[3] https://github.com/w3c/payment-request/pull/963
[4] https://github.com/w3c/payment-method-id/pull/66
[5] https://www.w3.org/Payments/card-network-ids
[6] https://www.w3.org/2021/08/19-wpwg-minutes.html#t04

Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Tel: +1 718 260 9447
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