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Re: Fwd: navigator.auth.get

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:12:57 -0400
Message-ID: <55B917A9.3010407@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 7/29/15 1:48 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> FYI:
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Sean McArthur* <smcarthur@mozilla.com 
> <mailto:smcarthur@mozilla.com>>
> Date: 29 July 2015 at 18:26
> Subject: navigator.auth.get
> To: "dev-fxacct@mozilla.org <mailto:dev-fxacct@mozilla.org>" 
> <dev-fxacct@mozilla.org <mailto:dev-fxacct@mozilla.org>>, 
> "dev-identity@lists.mozilla.org 
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>
>
> I've been thinking again about how we can stop using so many passwords
> across the web. Now that pretty much every browser can be signed-in-to, we
> could try to standardize a way of getting *that* account.
>
> Proposed:
>
>     navigator.auth.get() -> Promise<JWT>
>
> Larger article: 
> http://seanmonstar.com/post/125352745992/whats-the-password
>
> I have a contact on the Microsoft Edge team that largely agrees with the
> idea, and my next steps would be to try to contact people on Chromium and
> WebKit and see if this is something we could pursue.
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Why is yet another HTML tag required i.e., <auth method="POST" 
action="/verify" label="Login" /> ?

Everything should be working with relations. Otherwise it simply will 
not scale (technically or politically).

<link rel="{relation-uri}" href="{relation-object}"  ../> let's 
relations do the REST.

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