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Re: Apple AppStore revenues - 85%+ come from games

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:05:15 -0500
Message-ID: <548A070B.9020109@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Andy McKay <andym@mozilla.com>
CC: public-webpayments@w3.org
On 12/11/2014 01:49 PM, Andy McKay wrote:
>>> If we are going to do in-app payments correctly, how are we
>>> going to know that we did them correctly if we don't have anyone
>>> from that industry involved?
> 
> At Mozilla we treat in-app payments the same as any other payment 
> past a certain point. The differences are around initiation of the 
> payment and delivery, especially in terms of security.

+1

Also, hey Andy, great to see you here. :)

> Itís hard for me to say exactly how that impacts this group, since 
> Iím not sure exactly what this group covers.

In-app payments are definitely in scope, as is most of the ecosystem
around doing in-app payments (in any currency, in any part of the world).

> Lurking to try and figure that out :)

There is very little that is considered "out of scope" for /discussion/
in this group. We do experimental/pre-standardization work here and we
try to be as inclusive as possible. This is a pretty good outline of
what this group covers (see "Scope of Work"):

http://www.w3.org/community/webpayments/charter/

-- manu

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