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Re: [webauthn] Consider allowing RPs to indicate that they want platform authenticators to be synced across devices

From: =JeffH via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 18:16:26 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-401126337-1530209785-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
@ptoomey3 
> It feels like the cases where a RP would require an attestation might be the exception and not the rule. So, a default of no attestation would imply that the RP assumes nothing about the authenticator (which is probably fine for the vast majority of RPs). And, if they do want to have restrictions, the RP looks for an attestation from an authenticator capable of that.

Yes, that is how the spec is written. See https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn/#ref-for-enumdef-attestationconveyancepreference and https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn/#enumdef-attestationconveyancepreference.

thanks for linking to the twitter thread behind @leshi (aka @aczeskis on twit)'s [orig post](https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/issues/969#issue-335502012).

@rlin1 -- your comment wrt key migration/export https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/issues/969#issuecomment-400939998 perhaps is more appropriate for issue #931 ?




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