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Re: how to handle multiple domains

From: David Waite <dwaite@pingidentity.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 05:18:56 -0600
Message-ID: <CA+3kW=bGEEvf8jyFQaaonwrQyak4E62wT-2UXW+S9VdmVCCx0A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Emil Lundberg <emil@yubico.com>
Cc: public-webauthn@w3.org
On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 5:00 AM Emil Lundberg <emil@yubico.com> wrote:

> > Is there a reason why facets (or something similar) are not available
> > for FIDO2/WebAuthn?
> I personally don't know, but my guess is that the facet resolution logic
> adds too much complexity for too little benefit. Perhaps someone else on
> the list can elaborate on this decision.

I suspect that there were also identified privacy impacts, as I could set a
facet to be quite far-reaching.

To support multiple domain roots, you probably should use federation and

My money is on a form of facets eventually coming back for non-web usage in
a very limited form, not to support multiple domains but to support direct
native app usage when associated with a domain (e.g iOS Universal Links,
Android App Links )


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