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Re: W3C Web Payments Use Cases 1.0 first public draft

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:45:58 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+qNcZzyy97eqaVXf9W+N-M4iMQu8VeuVxm7ch19QuiXw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 16 April 2015 at 18:53, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> Hey folks,
>
> The first public working draft of the W3C Web Payments Use Cases has
> just been published:
>
>
> http://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/4616?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=first-public-working-draft-web-payments-use-cases-1-0
>
> There's a blog post here covering the release:
>
> http://www.w3.org/blog/wpig/2015/04/16/web-payments-use-cases-fpwd/
>
> A good chunk of the Credentials CG's work has been integrated into the
> document, the rest is slated to be integrated during the next two months.
>
> This is very important progress. It demonstrates that the Web Payments
> Interest Group is functioning in a healthy way, is producing relevant
> material, and is moving quickly.
>
> Thanks to all in this group that helped make this happen over the past
> 4+ years.
>
> Review comments from this group are requested. Instructions on how to
> provide feedback can be found here:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-web-payments-use-cases-20150416/#sotd
>

Thanks for sharing and all the effort you've put in.  Congrats on getting
this far!

I've been prototyping and testing, a pure web standards based payment
system, and am at a point where I'm processing about 250,000 payments a
year, which is small scale in financial terms, but I have found quite
useful as a learning experience.

What I have found is over 99% of the payments so far, I've been working on
are a very simple use case, namely:

Alice pays Bob <amount> <currency>

Would this be considered part of section A -- "Future Work"?  Or is this
kind of payment covered in an existing use case, because the ones I looked
at all look more like purchases than payments.

I'm slightly sure where my work fits into the intersection of the IG / CG /
WG, or if it intersects at all.

>
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: High-Stakes Credentials and Web Login
> http://manu.sporny.org/2014/identity-credentials/
>
>
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