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Re: [webauthn] rename "attestation data" to be "attested credential"

From: =JeffH via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2017 21:31:35 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-313232777-1499290294-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
part of fixing this is where we say..

> The attestationObject attribute contains an attestation object. The
   contents of this object are determined by the attestation statement
   format used by the authenticator.

..to rather say something like..
>  [ acknowledging that the authnData portion of attstnObj is constant, and it is only the attStmt portion of attstnObj that differs based on attStmt format type ]

..because the former is incorrect in that it is saying the attstnObj's format is determined by the attestation statement format, where it is actually only a component of the attstnObj that varies per attestation stmt format. 


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