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Re: Support Cryptocurrency in Balanced

From: Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:49:51 -0500
Message-ID: <CACvcBVrALUxP2Lor+BuxmVS9mKystyVrJ6Awk7YjS32caRZfZg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Klabnik <steve@balancedpayments.com>
Cc: "Reutzel, Bailey" <bailey.reutzel@sourcemedia.com>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
I spoke with someone last night that said that they were worried about
delays in confirmation with the Bitcoin blockchain. So for point of sale,
they  were not sure if they were instantly paid or not. Is this a
legitimate concern for this use case?


On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 3:37 PM, Steve Klabnik
<steve@balancedpayments.com>wrote:

> To be clear, recurring isn't central to this implementation: since you can
> charge an account, you can also charge an account every week. It's
> fundamentally a one-off payment, Gittip just happens to bill their
> customers weekly.
>
Received on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 21:50:19 UTC

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