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Re: [webauthn] Adds authenticator attachement to credential options

From: =JeffH via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:42:59 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-259476527-1478713378-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
I made some editorial line-comments.

wrt terminology, `platform` and `cross_platform` refer to  
authenticator (authnr) "attachment" modalities which us technologists 
understand and need when reasoning about under-the-hood-details.  

I can see where the term "platform attached authnr" or "platform 
authnr" might work amongst users, but have concerns with 
"cross-platform authnr" being confusing. 

Perhaps we can define a "roaming authenticator" as one being one with 
a "cross-platform attachment" modality. The latter term may be more 
meaningful to users, while the definition wrt attachment modality is 
meaningful to readers of the spec. 

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