Re: Google Browser/FedCM team exploring native APIs for CHAPI

Please feel free to ask these questions at our regular Tuesday meetings.
In addition, we've invited the Google FedCM team to present at W3C CCG
on *Tuesday

Here is a list of the upcoming discussions:


On Sun, Dec 11, 2022 at 7:11 PM Juan Caballero <> wrote:

> Can we put this very issue on the agenda?  I'm a little confused myself so
> if there's time in Q&A I'd love an ELI5 on different ways/points in the
> flow diff kinds of hardware crypto might work, in present or future
> versions!
> Thanks,
> __juan
> On 11/27/2022 3:23 PM, Manu Sporny wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2022 at 6:04 PM ANTHONY NADALIN <> <> wrote:
> Doesn't allow hardware crypto support unless the browsers enable it by implementing CHAPI as far as I'm aware
> The Credential Handler API is about registering applications and
> routing messages to and from the appropriate applications. CHAPI isn't
> a hardware cryptography API.
> If what you mean is that you need a first party context to run
> hardware crypto, then CHAPI can run in first party mode. Another
> expectation with the FedCM interface is that you would be able to
> utilize hardware crypto. What am I missing here, sounds like we're
> either comparing apples with oranges or that there is a
> misunderstanding about how CHAPI works.
> -- manu
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