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Web Payments WG Charter Changes

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2015 22:43:25 -0400
Message-ID: <5615D84D.2090200@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>
Here's a list of changes to aid us in reviewing the updated Web
Payments WG Charter:

Front Matter
1. Initial Chairs - missing second chair?
2. Goals greatly simplified.

3. Scope simplified to only include messages, flows, and "an API"
4. Mentions of a "mediating use agent" API
5. Shift from "standardize" to "Recommend"

6. Definition of "digital wallet"

Require Capabilities
7. Simplification of introductory text
8. Pre-payment "with the user agent" vs. "via the user agent"
9. Negotiation - simplification of language
10. Addition of "deferred payment execution"

Digital Wallets
11. Shortened definition of digital wallet
12. Non-browser payment flows API
13. loyalty schemes and coupons, digital receipts, digital credentials,
    tickets, and location services are out of scope.

Security and Privacy Considerations
14. Minor updates to language

Web Payments Messages Recommendation
15. Minor changes + server-to-server communication language added

Web Payments APIs Recommendation
16. Gross simplification of text

Process and Planning
17. New section on preferring CG input and W3C Member Submissions

18. New permissive document licensing section

-- manu

Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
blog: Web Payments: The Architect, the Sage, and the Moral Voice
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