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[w3c/webauthn] d0a010: Fix #618 - Make PublicKeyCredential.isPlatformAuth...

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Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:01:28 -0700
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  Branch: refs/heads/master
  Home:   https://github.com/w3c/webauthn
  Commit: d0a010cd6a23b96044ae0708dd8bb33bff66dc78
  Author: J.C. Jones <jc@mozilla.com>
  Date:   2017-10-09 (Mon, 09 Oct 2017)

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  Log Message:
  Fix #618 - Make PublicKeyCredential.isPlatformAuthenticatorAvailable static

The example in the spec shows static usage of isPlatformAuthenticatorAvailable,
but isPlatformAuthenticatorAvailable is defined [Unscopable], which is a regular
operation which is defined as being not static.

I think the static method of using this is what we want, actually. Declaring
this as a non-static method on PublicKeyCredential means users need to obtain a
concrete PublicKeyCredential object on which to call
isPlatformAuthenticatorAvailable(). This leads to a situation where you have to
first complete a call to navigator.credentials.create() in order to call

  Commit: b0a205bc0010df59ab4657f83429b33b932cf552
  Author: J.C. Jones <james.jc.jones@gmail.com>
  Date:   2017-10-11 (Wed, 11 Oct 2017)

  Changed paths:
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  Log Message:
  Merge pull request #619 from jcjones/618-isPlatformAuthenticatorAvailable

Fix #618 - Make PublicKeyCredential.isPlatformAuthenticatorAvailable static

Compare: https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/compare/d89c5031770f...b0a205bc0010
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