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Re: Technical Review of WebAppSec Credential Management API [2/3] (was Re: Overlap with Credentials/Web Payments CG)

From: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:36:32 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKXHy=eL15T4M6UqxMGxSStbx_Mkgc1wzU+6cSvGq9U7GVxHGw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Cc: Keiji Takeda <tkeiji@w3.org>, Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>, Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 10:43 AM, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>

> Personally I support the suggestion of having a Credentials class where
> the type is defined by a property that is a URI as opposed to sub-classing
> Credential.
> (The spec may define a type such as PasswordCredential identified by a URI
> like http://w3c.org/webappsec/credential/#passwordcredential or similar.)
> Similarly, each FederatedCredential from each provider would be identified
> by it's own URI.
> This means there is no need for an "acceptPasswords" option either.

David filed a bug with suggestions at

Why don't we take this focused portion of the thread there to hammer out
something that we might be happy with going forward?


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