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[webauthn] change "credential public key" to "user public key"

From: =JeffH via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2017 20:33:29 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
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equalsJeffH has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/webauthn:

== change "credential public key" to "user public key"  ==
One of the things that jumped out to me in [Denis Pinkas' webauthn review](https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webauthn/2017Jul/0052.html) was his noting that we have two very similar terms in "[public key credential](https://w3c.github.io/webauthn/#public-key-credential)" and "[credential public key](https://w3c.github.io/webauthn/#credential-public-key)" and that there lurks potential confusion for readers other than us'ns. 
	
In both UAF and [U2F](https://fidoalliance.org/specs/fido-u2f-v1.2-ps-20170411/fido-u2f-raw-message-formats-v1.2-ps-20170411.html#registration-response-message-success),  this is referred to as the "user public key".  

I suggest we change "credential public key" to "user public key"  sooner rather than later. 

AFAICT this will not alter the API surface at all (because the user public key is not directly defined in the WebIDL) and is only an editorial change.  Also, we will have to update the [attestation object figure 3](https://w3c.github.io/webauthn/#fig-attStructs). 


Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/issues/540 using your GitHub account
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