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Re: Payments and Trust

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2012 16:27:53 -0400
Message-ID: <50660849.6050803@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webpayments@w3.org
On 9/26/12 8:39 PM, Manu Sporny wrote:
> That said, one of the reasons PaySwarm utilizes URIs for 'Identities'
> and JSON-LD to represent information is precisely because of the unknown
> nature of the trust problem. The same goes for the payments problem. We
> assume that we're not going to get it right the first time, or the
> second time, or the third time. You need flexibility in the system to
> change over time and URIs and Linked Data empower you to do that.
Yes, because URIs and Linked Data facilitate the injection machine 
comprehensible logic into the picture, at Web-scale.

Trust is eternally fluid, ditto logic :-)



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