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Re: Value Web Manifesto - Keeping up the momentum

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2015 11:25:17 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_KMA0HHbt2d=YeUnB6TaP-6wzi8bLH68O=RjBZ=KcYtpA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joerg Heuer <Joerg.Heuer@telekom.de>
Cc: Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>
Thanks Joerg,

I will incorporate these into the vision.


On 28 May 2015 at 09:40, <Joerg.Heuer@telekom.de> wrote:

> Hello Adrian,
> The brevity of the text is absolutely appreciated!
> The only thing I am missing – which would probably fit into any of the
> three first bullets, is increased transparency and user-control. I also had
> the feeling that the wording more often asks for the architecture to ‘not
> be in the way’. I’d try to show a bit more ambition to make it better… A
> few ideas below:
>    - *Provides payees and payers unencumbered knowledge and choice in how
>    to undertake payments.* It is consistent with the purpose of the Web
>    to enable payees to receive payments, and payers to pay, using their
>    preferred payment instruments and payment schemes. The Web payments
>    architecture must not restrict these choices, rather foster
>    transparency of choices available.
>    - *Improves the user experience*. We want to improve the user
>    experience in a variety of ways. These include reducing the need to provide
>    data as part of a transaction (helpful on mobile in particular),
>    simplifying payment user interfaces and interactions, standardizing
>    the payment flow across all Web applications, and making it easier to make
>    payments from a wide range of devices, such as computers, portable devices,
>    televisions, eBooks, and automobiles. Taken together, we expect these
>    improvements will lower the rate of "cart abandonment" and increase the
>    velocity of payments made over the Web.
>    - *Supports a wide spectrum of security and privacy needs to meet
>    industry expectations*. Trust in the Web of payments is critical to
>    its success. To meet industry requirements and give people confidence to
>    use the Web for payments, the architecture must support a wide spectrum of
>    security requirements and solutions. This includes minimizing what
>    sensitive information is shared as well as the ability to encrypt that
>    information (both in transit and when stored). The architecture will also
>    need to support an evolving variety of authentication techniques
>    (multifactor, biometric, etc.) while establishing a set of interaction
>    patterns which create a consistent user experience across those technologies.
> Many thanks for the good work,
>                 Jörg
> *From:* Adrian Hope-Bailie [mailto:adrian@hopebailie.com]
> *Sent:* Mittwoch, 27. Mai 2015 15:38
> *To:* Web Payments IG
> *Subject:* Value Web Manifesto - Keeping up the momentum
> Hi all,
> The group has favored a more focused vision statement (
> https://www.w3.org/Payments/IG/wiki/Payment_Agent_Task_Force/Vision) than
> the manifesto which I circulated and which has had valuable feedback and
> contributions from the group.
> I don't want to lose momentum behind the message in the manifesto but
> recognise it is a very low priority for the IG at this stage.
> I would like to do the following:
>    1. Incorporate the feedback and contributions of anyone that is still
>    interested in providing such
>    2. Circulate the manifesto amongst payments industry stakeholders to
>    get support for the principles therein and signatories of the document
>    itself.
>    3. Publish the manifesto online along with the list of signatories and
>    open it up for other companies or individuals to add their signatures.
> In doing this I want to acknowledge those that have contributed to the
> document but not include any names that do not wish to be included.
> If any of the following people wish to be excluded please let me know:
>    - Manu Sporny
>    - Dave Longley
>    - Pat Adler
>    - Ian Jacobs
>    - Katie Haritos-Shea
> Also, if there are any contributors I have missed that wish to be
> acknowledged please let me know.
> I will circulate the final document to all contributors before it is
> published.
> Adrian
Received on Thursday, 28 May 2015 09:25:48 UTC

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