Commercial Linux software
jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 19:32:28 CET 2011
On 2011-01-27 Andrew wrote:
> Hello all,
> thanks Jos for the introduction. What I was discussing with Jos was that
> about 12 months ago I was investigating the possibility of a cross-distro
> app store for the commercial side of Linux apps. Some of the things that
> came up was the payment and licensing handling and in-app payment work.
> Unfortunately the lack of resources at the time prevented me from promoting
> this idea further.
> When discussing the common app installer with Jos I mentioned that the
> commercial applications (and other digital deliverables) had unfortunately
> not been well promoted, especially in the gaming and commercial development
> tools; let alone a micro-payment donation system etc.
> I have been working in payment systems (for all different payment
> types), micro-payment, affiliate and mass payout systems for the last 4
> years. I have been involved at all levels including bank gateways, fraud
> controls and working with PCI compliance .
> I am still reviewing some of the information that Jos has gave me and I am
> looking forward to seeing project going.
> Looking forward to hearing more and joining the list.
Laddies and gents, I haven't seen any replies to this - has there been any
thought on payment systems, on commercial apps etc? Does this have to happen
with the Appstream team? Other?
> Andrew Mee
> On 27 January 2011 14:43, Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2011-01-27 Andrew wrote:
> > > Jos,
> > >
> > > it was really good to talk to you last night regarding the common
> > > app
> > >
> > > installer work. I am very interested in seeing what I can bring to the
> > > table with regards to this project.
> > >
> > > First off you now have my contact details and perhaps we can discuss
> > > all this further over a coffee before you go.
> > >
> > > In the meantime I'm going to do some catch-up on what you mentioning to
> > me!
> > Awesome. Let me introduce you to Frank Karlitschek & the bretzn team!
> > Guys, I spoke last night wit Andrew Mee who mentioned he has once been
> > thinking about and working a bit on a payment system for open source app
> > store
> > stuff. He's knowledgable in this area and might be able to help you guys
> > out
> > in this rather complicated area! Subscribe him to the list and be sure to
> > suck
> > him in ;-)
> > Also be sure to keep Vincent in the loop, as well as the other distro
> > people!
> > > :)
> > >
> > > Thanks Again,
> > >
> > > Andrew Mee
> > > +61401665068
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