Re: Deprecation Warnings for currencies used in transaction?

On 01/02/2014 08:04 PM, Joseph Potvin wrote:
> Elf, Request for disambiguation: Are you referring to currency
> "depreciation" (relative valuation change) or currency "deprication"
> (phasing out)?
LOL ;-)

I meant (and added this link 
as ref [1] in my original email)
"From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not to be confused with Depreciation.
Deprecation is a status applied to a computer software feature, 
characteristic, or practice indicating it should be avoided, typically 
because it is being superseded. The term is also sometimes used for a 
feature, design, or practice that is permitted but no longer recommended 
in other areas, such as hardware design or compliance to building codes."

> Either way, a particular implementation of the web payments standard
> could bundle in an extension for information services about currencies.
> No need for that within the (proposed) standard which is focused on
> transactions. Whether a depeciation or a deprication should generate a
> "warning" or a "thumbs up" to users depends on one's perspective.
> Joseph Potvin

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