[Openid-specs-fapi] Renaming FAPI

Phil Hunt phil.hunt at oracle.com
Tue Apr 10 15:59:06 UTC 2018

I have concerns. The reason for this group was to address the legal and security requirements of a particular sector in efforts to get a global standard based on Connect. 

A mark of success is universal applicability, but a loss of focus would be of grave concern for me speaking as an individual. 


> On Apr 10, 2018, at 8:30 AM, Sarah Squire via Openid-specs-fapi <openid-specs-fapi at lists.openid.net> wrote:
> Hey Folks,
> At the last OpenID Foundation Board meeting, the board agreed that since FAPI is not limited to the financial sector and does not proscribe API designs, it should be renamed.
> The fundamental thing that differentiates the OpenID Foundation's OpenAPI working groups is that they focus on consumer-facing ecosystems as opposed to enterprise, so we could focus it in that direction.
> Instead of saying API, we could say something like resource or protected resource.
> How about
> Consumer Resource Protection (CRP)
> Delegated Resource Access for Consumer-facing Operators (DRACO)
> Delegated Protection of Consumer Resources (DPCR)
> Thoughts?
> Sarah
> PS I work for Ping Identity. Sending this from an old email address because of IPR/mailing list issues.
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