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Re: Links to javascript-based websites from orgmode.org: Paypal and Gith

From: Tim Cross
Subject: Re: Links to javascript-based websites from orgmode.org: Paypal and Github
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 14:32:19 +1000
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Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> writes:

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>   > "Note: To be PCI compliant, you must load Stripe.js directly from
>   > https://js.stripe.com. You cannot include it in a bundle or host
>   > it yourself. This package wraps the global Stripe function
>   > provided by the Stripe.js script as an ES module."
> That is hard for me to understand, since I don't know what "PCI
> compliant" means (or who is expected to comply with "PCI" or why).
> Also, what is a "ES module" and what are the implications of that?
PCI = "Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard", which is a set of
mandatory and requested measures merchants need to comply with in order
to be permitted to process credit card transactions. There are different
levels of compliance, which affect what the 'merchant' is allowed to do
and/or the fees they must pay.

ES = ECMAScript, the 'real' name for Javascript. 

> I wonder if users could run the free version of that JS code
> while talking with Stripe.

I think that is the point being made - it would seem you cannot.

Richard, in all these discussions, the one question you have not
addressed is why is it OK for the FSF to have a link to paypal on their
donation page (https://my.fsf.org/donate), but you say individual
projects cannot do the same? This seems inconsistent and potentially

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