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Re: [webauthn] fix #180: do not totally lose the term "WebAuthn Relying Party"

From: =JeffH via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 22:26:25 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-401191818-1530224783-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
@emlun -- i hear ya, but it's all stylistic, and I suspect you may not have showed up at IIW, DigitalID World, IETF, etc and had colleagues from the Federated Identity Mgmt (FIM) world berate you for the use of the (unqualified) term "Relying Party" and the anticipation of massive misunderstandings leading to the end of the world as we know it...  

so perhaps there's more changed to the "longer fully-qualified form" than seems approp on first glance, but I did that in anticipation of [n00b](https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/n00b) spec readers, many of whom will be from the FIM world, and based on my past spec-writing-and-explicating experience my gut is saying "ifn doubt, be explicit".  there's some 300+ occurances of "relying party" and this changes less than 70 to "webauthn relying party".

I think changing the section header to the longer fully-qualified form is fine -- it has the term in their face when they're scanning the TOC. I dont think i did it on way-deep headers.

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