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Re: decentralized wallets and payment processors

From: Michael Holt <holtmichael@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2015 01:39:40 -0500
Message-ID: <CAFjk9+WmU_Bikchyr2ZOdYAEwfVBjQHZczsNQXvdMjGo_S-_6Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Hi All,

I have a lot I want to add to this conversation, but would rather do it via
a conference call or perhaps one of the next "conferences" or meetups.  I
like a lot of what I am reading here and would love to help.

Michael Holt

On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 7:40 PM, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>

> I've been sketching out an implementation of a payment processor and
> wallet system lately
> Turns out decentralized wallets are a really hard problem to solve
> Some thoughts I had:
> 1. A multi user wallet, seems to be roughly the same thing as a payment
> processor, when in a decentralized environment
> 2. A decentralized payment wallet / payment processor should be able to
> largely live in the browser
> Note: I'm looking at this from the perspective of crypto currencies to
> start with.  Fiat may require more thought / work.
> Some questions:
> Would these two goals be desirable to the group, because it's what I'm
> trying to create?
> Are there any technical barriers why this would be impossible using web
> technology?
> Or is it out of scope for this version?
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