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Re: going though comments from 2.2.6 Accessible Authentication and new wording.

From: lisa.seeman <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:55:49 +0200
To: "Alastair Campbell" <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Cc: "W3c-Wai-Gl-Request@W3. Org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "public-cognitive-a11y-tf" <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>, "Rochford, John" <john.rochford@umassmed.edu>
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Hi AlisterWhere do you see that it is experimental? looking at your link I could just find the following: 


"Web Authentication API
SUPPORTED Build Number 14291+ "








All the best

Lisa Seeman

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---- On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:44:17 +0200 Alastair Campbell&lt;acampbell@nomensa.com&gt; wrote ---- 

      Where I said:
 &gt; When they say “implementations”, that does not mean they are publically available in browsers yet. The firefox one is behind a flag, I’m still not clear where to find the MS one.
  
 Apologies, there are two entries in Microsoft’s Edge support page, this is the right one:
 https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/webauthenticationapi/ 
  
 So it is behind a flag at the moment (i.e. it is experimental and not intended for public use).
  
 Also, it says “The implementation in Microsoft Edge is focused on enabling Microsoft Passport with a PIN or Windows Hello to securely authenticate to Microsoft properties and third-party web sites.”
  
 I.e. it does not work with external USB devices, it only works on devices with a pin code or face recognition.
  
 I guess you could argue that if it is an issue then you’ll buy a new device, but it does seem premature.
  
 Kind regards,
  
 -Alastair
 
 
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