Archive for May, 2017

Web Authentication Working Draft rev 5 (WD-05)

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Web Authentication Working Draft rev 5 (WD-05) is officially published here:

The latest official WebAuthn spec release is always available here:

Please note that this spec is only a Working DRAFT and will change, possibly in “breaking” ways. While not a candidate recommendation, this version is informally intended by the working group to be an Implementer’s Draft, which will be used for experimenting with implementations of the API.

WebAuthn WD-05 features many significant changes from the prior version:
* Alignment with Credential Management (CredMan):
* Using the term Public Key Credentials rather than Scoped Credentials
* Algorithms updated to more precisely define their operations and to be CredMan compatible
* Expanded and more explicit specification of the extensions framework
* Terminology expansion and polishing
* and more…

HTML “inline” Diff:–from–index-master-tr-ce7925c-WD-04.html

PDF side-by-side text-only Diff:–from–index-master-tr-ce7925c-WD-04.pdf

Wd-05 Release Page at github: