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Re: [webauthn] PublicKeyCredentialUserEntity difference between name, displayName and id not clear

From: =JeffH via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:04:12 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-336218632-1507831437-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
@jovasco asked:
> Why are we trying to inherit from a common dictionary when they have little or no meaning in common? There are only some identically named optional fields in common.

It is an artifact of the credman merge.  seemed OK at the time, tho is evolving as the nuances (eg for supporting first factor aka passwordless) become more well-understood by webauthn participants. 

WRT @emlun's proposal https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/issues/622#issuecomment-336130117 -- I'm inclined to simply clarify the present spec rather than rename things, but could be convinced otherwise if there is support for doing https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/issues/622#issuecomment-336130117 by our browser-implementer colleagues. 

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