Web Authentication Working Draft rev 5 (WD-05)

Web Authentication Working Draft rev 5 (WD-05) is officially published here: https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-webauthn-20170505/

The latest official WebAuthn spec release is always available here: https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn/

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): https://w3c.github.io/webappsec-credential-management/
* 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: http://www.kingsmountain.com/doc/diff/diff-webauthn-index-master-tr-dda3e24-WD-05–from–index-master-tr-ce7925c-WD-04.html

PDF side-by-side text-only Diff: http://kingsmountain.com/doc/diff/diff-webauthn-index-master-tr-dda3e24-WD-05–from–index-master-tr-ce7925c-WD-04.pdf

Wd-05 Release Page at github: https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/releases/tag/WD-05-20170505

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