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Re: [webauthn] Consider removing the "n" in "WebAuthnAttestation", etc

From: =JeffH via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:49:11 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-268369255-1482270550-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
I disagree -- people/developers/archtects/everyone confuse 
"authentication" and "authorization", and regard "auth" as either or 
both, often regardless of context.  Note also that the official short 
name of both the working group and the spec is "WebAuthn".   To me, 
the main issue is whether we spell out "authentication" in the 
webauthn api names or not, and to me that is mostly a matter of taste.

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