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Re: Deprecation Warnings for currencies used in transaction?

From: Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2014 14:27:20 -0500
Message-ID: <CAKcXiSqTCAzx7z6hOvdVVs+VPOhFB4goBZARS0vdj4pU9WEYow@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Arto Bendiken <arto@bendiken.net>
Doh! :-)

Anyway, I'd suggest if anything to refer to what you seek as a neutral
"notice" rather than warning.


On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 2:19 PM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <
perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:

> 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 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deprecation (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 because it is being superseded.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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