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[webauthn] Merged Pull Request: Fix #593: employ PRECIS RFC8264 et al for 'name'-ish domstring values

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Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:57:04 +0000
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equalsJeffH has just merged equalsJeffH's pull request 951 for https://github.com/w3c/webauthn:

== Fix #593: employ PRECIS RFC8264 et al for 'name'-ish domstring values ==
I suggest this PR as an alternative to PR #878.  In my review of the latter, and of PRECIS RFCs 8264, 8265, 8266, it seems that we ought to provide more fine-grained guidance regarding employing PRECIS to "corral" RP- and user-supplied "name"-ish strings.  See discussion in both issue #593 and pr #878.

cc @stpeter

fixes #593

This does not (as yet) address #593 because the latter issue touches on two aspects to the overall issue:
1. corralling the unicode content of the "name"-ish domstrings
2. providing implementer guidance regarding how to display/present these string values in order to mitigate effects of possibly malicious string content.

Originally, this PR addressed only item 1, above. 
Now (11-Jul-2018) it also addresses item 2, see commit 4ddc3c0 and https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/pull/951#issuecomment-404334287.

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