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Re: [webauthn] public key cred - fixes #406

From: Angelo Liao via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 May 2017 20:15:41 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-298748100-1493756139-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
@equalsJeffH My main concern with the change is that the new name, "PublicKeyCredentials", isn't easier to understand for web developers than the old name "ScopedCredential". The former implies the credential has a public/private key pair, which is a common concept found in every crypto API. The latter implies the credential is scoped to something, which most web dev immediately think of scoping to origin. I took an informal vote around my office full of web developers and none of them knows what either means. I am afraid we are tinkering without real feedbacks. 

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