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Re: Proposal for a credential management API.

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:19:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei_9vgBxriQrj9-KGq63+kCoe2RMnpVEELLkCvMUMGFjyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
Cc: Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 9:33 AM, Mike West <mkwst@google.com> wrote:
>> * Enable a login flow which is less "jarring" UX-wise than today's
>> redirects.
>> * Don't increase the number of clicks needed to log in. Today two
>> clicks are usually enough, we shouldn't be worse than that since then
>> websites won't adopt it and user's won't like it.
>
> One-click sign-in (with a zero-click, "Keep me logged in" option) is a very
> reasonable goal, and one that I think is achievable.
>
> One- or two-click sign _up_, on the other hand, will likely be more
> difficult given the complexities of authorization (scopes, etc).

I'm not sure what you count as sign-up? Today, if I visit a new
website that I've never visited before, I can log in to that website
in two clicks using identity providers as facebook/twitter/google. I
don't think anything more than that is going get the support we need.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 20:20:48 UTC

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