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Re: Fwd: navigator.auth.get

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:08:31 +0200
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Message-ID: <55B9BF5F.2020900@gmail.com>
This seems pretty pointless; the industry have selected the FIDO alliance
as the supplier of standards for getting away from passwords.

Anders

On 2015-07-29 19:48, 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 <mailto:dev-identity@lists.mozilla.org>" <dev-identity@lists.mozilla.org <mailto:dev-identity@lists.mozilla.org>>
>
>
> 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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