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Re: [webauthn] clarify conveyance of attested public key

From: =JeffH via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:12:29 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-253997352-1476551547-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
it still looks to me that we are conveying the newly-generated, 
attested, user authentication (uauth) public key in two places in 
* in `ScopedCredentialInfo.publicKey`
* also in 
data"."public key"`
..in the case of packed attestation format, at least. 

`ScopedCredentialInfo.publicKey` is mentioned only in section 
`{#iface-credentialInfo}` where it is defined.   

section `{#sec-authenticator-data}` notes that `Attestation data` is 
optional via the "(if present)" qualification.  

Is the purpose of`ScopedCredentialInfo.publicKey` to convey an 
*unattested* uauth public key? If so, it is not discussed AFAICT. 

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