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Re: Web Payments Workshop - Next Steps

From: Pindar Wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2014 07:38:45 +0800
Message-ID: <CAM7BtUof0sRqOHTtBHxfkX9fdHbX4cfUOYgTZL5r7VHYoWU7uA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Thank you Manu and congratulations to all on such a successful meeting!

It is really delightful to see the results of many months of work and
preparation bring together the different views on this important subject.

I look forward to reading your summary and to taking the next steps with
this group as the path forward evolves as indicated below.

Other impressions, comments or observations from those who were there?



On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 3:25 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
> The post-Web Payments Workshop chatter among the attendees is showing
> that the event was a big success. We had 100+ people there, many very
> large companies and organizations were represented. The sessions were
> lively, mildly chaotic, with lots and lots of ideas, use cases, and
> problems being raised. The final list of "things we need to do" was
> large, so it will take some focus by us and W3C to narrow that list down.
> The W3C staff is currently trying to write up a report on the workshop,
> and the hope is to have that out in the next few weeks. In the meantime,
> you will start seeing formatted minutes for every session of the
> workshop appearing on this mailing list.
> I plan to do a summary blog post of the event. There will then most
> likely be a W3C Interest Group launched to narrow down all of the things
> we /could/ work on at W3C wrt. payments down into a manageable set of
> items. Once a manageable set of work items have been created, W3C will
> evaluate whether the work warrants new Working Groups. Work related to
> Web Payments that can go into existing groups will end up in those groups.
> Keep in mind that absolutely nothing is certain at this point, but the
> overall feeling that came out of the workshop was a general excitement
> around standardizing payments on the Web. The attendees wanted W3C to
> take the next set of steps for getting some more official work around
> payments under way at W3C.
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: The Worlds First Web Payments Workshop
> http://www.w3.org/2013/10/payments/
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