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Re: [webauthn] Clarify how a user can authenticate from multiple devices

From: Vijay Bharadwaj via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:45:22 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-235399619-1469565920-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
@cjthompson , the primary sample scenario described in the spec does 
in fact show how to access an account from multiple devices. The user 
authenticates on their laptop (the client) with their phone (the 
authenticator) and can do the same thing on a different laptop as 
well. So just like they are able to access their account from any 
machine on which they can type their password, they can access the 
account from any machine that can talk to their phone. There doesn't 
seem to be anything special for the implementer or RP to do.

If you can explain a bit more how the text was confusing (i.e. why the
 sample scenarios did not seem to align with your expectations) then 
we can look at clarifying this text. Thanks!

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