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Re: discovering an authority endpoint

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:10:44 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKRsS96SpAwA0G-aqpN7xPy1O97mO4VT6+JJY5Li0vYVQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 26 October 2014 20:01, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:

> Looking at the Web Payments 1.0 spec, I see:
>
> ---------------------------------- Step #3 ----------------------------------
>
> *** Agent HTTPS POSTs the Transaction object to the authority
>
> POST transactions HTTP/1.1
> Host: bluebank.com
> Content-Length: 634
> Content-Type: application/ld+json
>
> {
>    "type": "Transaction"
>    "transfer":
>    {
>       "type": "Transfer",
>       "amount": "7.50",
>       "currency": "USD",
>       "source": "https://bluebank.com/people/john/accounts/party-funds",
>       "destination": "https://redbank.com/people/jane/accounts/hosting",
>       "comment": "Chipping in for the Pizza Party tomorrow."
>    },
>    "signature":
>    {
>       "type": "JsonLdSignature",
>       "created": "2011-09-23T20:21:34Z",
>       "signer": "http://bluebank.com/people/john/keys/5",
>       "signatureValue": "ExMgoDIyOGQzNGVkMzVmmMzYzI43Q3OQzNmOWM32Nj4NTIyZTkZDYMI="
>    }
> }
>
> Some questions:
>
> 1. How do I know where to POST this file to, given that I may know the authority already?
>
> 2. Can I use PUT as well as POST?
>
> 3. Is signature mandatory, e.g. if user is already authenticated, perhaps it's not always needed?
>
>
Was wondering if anyone has any thoughts on this, else I'l try and work out
my own solution.
Received on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:11:14 UTC

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