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http-micropayments [2015/10/24 10:29]
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http-micropayments [2016/06/25 11:25] (current)
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 #### Retrieving payment data for a resource/​URI #### Retrieving payment data for a resource/​URI
   * GET <URI>   * GET <URI>
-    * 200 or 402: receives txout in headers. computes signed tx.+    * 200 or 402: receives ​json txout/addr in header.
     * OR second request with content-type:​ application/​micropayment -> receives json     * OR second request with content-type:​ application/​micropayment -> receives json
 +  * Uses browser extension to handle bitcoin private keys and sign the txout.
   * POST <URI>   * POST <URI>
-    * content-type:​ application/​micropayment; sends signed TX +    * content-type:​ application/​micropayment;​ sends {tx: '​tx',​ refund: '​addr',​ etc.}
-    * OR use content-type:​ application/​json; sends {tx: '​tx',​ refund: '​addr',​ etc.}+
  
-HTTP Header+#### HTTP Header 
 +encoded in no-spaces json. 
 + 
 +Paying to a txout is more featureful.
 ``` ```
-X-micropayment: ​[protocol]+X-micropayment: ​{"​type":"​btc","​txout":"​..."​} 
 +``` 
 +or simply list receiving address 
 +``` 
 +X-micropayment:​ {"​type":"​btc","​addr":"​..."​}
 ``` ```
  
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 #### processing payment #### processing payment
 Fastest: client signs TX, hands to server (no bitcoin network involved). Server can selectively run various checks, including submitting to the bitcoin network and waiting, or trusting valid signature and recent balance. Fastest: client signs TX, hands to server (no bitcoin network involved). Server can selectively run various checks, including submitting to the bitcoin network and waiting, or trusting valid signature and recent balance.
 +
 +Post of signed TX is optional. If donation/​suggested,​ one option is to submit the payment and do nothing.
  
 #### Cons #### Cons
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     * Better to embed in HTML doc     * Better to embed in HTML doc
     * other mime types? png/​jpeg/​mp4     * other mime types? png/​jpeg/​mp4
 +
 +#### Implementations
 +  * Client
 +    * browser addon
 +  * Server
 +    * PHP snippet
 +    * Wordpress plugin
 +
  
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