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[webauthn] PublicKeyCredentialDescriptor.id needs a more precise definition

From: J.C. Jones via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:07:04 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
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jcjones has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/webauthn:

== PublicKeyCredentialDescriptor.id needs a more precise definition ==
The [PublicKeyCredentialDescriptor](https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-webauthn-20171205/#credential-dictionary) defines its member `id` as:
https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/blob/33ac796035b250d29ddf056ac044319825128104/index.bs#L1885

It's a [credential id](https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-webauthn-20171205/#credential-id), but the existing definition makes it sound very confusable with [PublicKeyCredentialUserEntity.id](https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-webauthn-20171205/#dom-publickeycredentialuserentity-id) which is a `user handle`:

https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/blob/33ac796035b250d29ddf056ac044319825128104/index.bs#L1595-L1597

Let's update that PublicKeyCredentialDescriptor.id definition to cross-link in [credential id](https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-webauthn-20171205/#credential-id).

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/issues/716 using your GitHub account
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