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Re: Web Payment Software Design Patterns

From: Jorge Zaccaro <jorgezaccaro@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2014 12:00:11 -0500
Message-ID: <CAPnSDnMOGefb09oCvuTVr+5xrr+LBHfY8n4ecDh+3m+APXCa8A@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
+1. Very useful.

On Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Anders Rundgren <
anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com> wrote:

>  On 2014-11-02 15:45, Joseph Potvin wrote:
>  Has anyone on this list come across (or co-produced) a high-level
> comparison of the mechanics of transactions within the different payments'
> software systems: debit card, credit card, automated clearing house (incl.
> direct deposit), wire transfer, giro, ripple, blockchain systems? What I
> have in mind are comparable class diagrams and activity (swimlane) diagrams
> for each.
>  I think what I'm imagining is something like a "Web Payment Software
> Design Patterns" collection.
> If a functional systems comparison isn't available presently, does anyone
> else on this list think such a collection would be useful? For my own work,
> such a diagrammatic taxonomy will be useful. If it's not yet started, I'll
> do so.
> It seems to me that a comparable set of system-level diagrams in this form
> would be useful towards advancing common undestanding about the
> contibutions and limitations of a W3C specification on web payments. For
> example, in the various activity diagrams, the generic "browser" would
> occupy one of the swimlanes. What would happen within this column, and in
> what order, will need to be the same for each payment method, I reckon. For
> the various class diagrams, there would be a package that expresses the
> scope of the W3C specification, which contains a set of classes with their
> respective sets of attributes.
>  Useful?  Not useful?
> This would indeed be very useful!
> There's a giant collection of use-cases to go through.
> Who could possibly spend all those cycles?
> The WebCrypto++ Demo & Documentation took TWO full months creating plus
> several days of server work but it should probably be considered as
> research since it doesn't exist in the real world (yet).
> BTW, it seems awfully hard getting detailed information about Google's and
> Apple's payment systems.
> Anders
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