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Re: [Payments Architecture] A vision statement for the web payments architecture work

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2015 14:17:32 -0400
Message-ID: <555B7E3C.9040307@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>
CC: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 05/19/2015 02:02 PM, Adrian Hope-Bailie wrote:
> Personally I think some mention of security is necessary but if there
> is a consensus that it is not I'll happily drop it.

I'm strongly in favor of keeping the statement about security in the
vision document.

I understand what Melvin is getting at, but I don't think we can get
away with saying nothing about security in the vision primarily because
most other people won't understand the nuances of decentralized systems
scaling security up as their size grows (e.g. Bitcoin).

-- manu

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