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Re: Modelling trust lines between counter parties

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:29:22 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhL+0TTqjYKx=nG6Ab29++ODm=V9N4Tj50wd037zt94KLw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
It's also worth looking at:

www.cs.ucdavis.edu/~defigued/index_files/trustdavis.pdf

TrustDavis: A Non-Exploitable Online Reputation System


On 20 June 2014 14:28, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been thinking lately about implementing a web version of the ripple
> protocol [1]
>
> One of the key concepts in ripple is adding of trust lines.
>
> So I can say Alice trusts Bob for $10
>
> This means that Bob now has $10 credit with Alice, and if you allow this
> to be transitive you can set up a network of trust where people vouch for
> each other and can allow a basic form of clearing on the web
>
> I'm wondering about 2 things.
>
> 1. How should we model trust between two People?
>
> This is similar to the existing Transfer and Credit classes in that you
> have two counter parties, an amount and a currency.
>
> 2. Should it be added to the commerce vocabulary? [2]
>
> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ripple_(payment_protocol)
> [2] https://web-payments.org/specs/source/vocabs/commerce.html
>
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