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Re: [use_cases] Web Payments Use Cases - Organized by Phases

From: Adler, Patrick <patrick.adler@chi.frb.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:34:13 +0000
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>
CC: Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1YVOzJ-0004Yf-GX@maggie.w3.org>
Hi Katie,

+1  to the suggestion and the focus on highlighting interoperability in
the language.  While there is a fairly large push towards opening up
payments "platforms" by a number of players (large and small)  there is
still quite a long way to go in terms of providing connectivity in a
standard way between them and to those that use them.  To your point, this
is where a tremendous amount of benefit and opportunity lies in helping
people and companies using one platform or service to connect to others
using a different platform or service.  This is not to say that platforms
are bad, or that they need to be "leveled", simply that the unifying
connective tissue (ex. protocols/standards) is where some of the most good
can come.  Thanks again for suggesting!


On 3/10/15 1:05 PM, "Ian Jacobs" <ij@w3.org> wrote:

>> On Mar 10, 2015, at 12:36 PM, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL
>><ryladog@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ian,
>> Quick suggestion for the Introduction. While we all know that the Web
>>Platform strives to achieve interoperability (as opposed to proprietary)
>>technologies - I am not sure that many in the financial services sector
>>necessarily do - so I think we should include an implication by adding
>>*interoperable* to one of these two sentences from the opening paragraph:
>> 1. Since the Web is ubiquitous, strengthening support for
>>*interoperable* payments has the potential to create new opportunities
>>for businesses and customers.
>> 2. Although we are seeing innovation in payment services, the lack of
>>*interoperable* Web standards makes it more difficult to adapt to new
>>payment approaches or integrate new payment providers.
>> Thoughts?
>The text you are referring to comes from the existing use cases document
>(I just pasted into my experiment). For the moment I donšt plan to fork
>the intro from the main document text. Manu, please consider Katie's
>comment as input to the main document.
>Meanwhile: +1 to your proposal.
>Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>      http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
>Tel:                       +1 718 260 9447

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