[Openid-specs-fapi] Issue #140: New name for FAPI (openid/fapi)
dave.tonge at momentumft.co.uk
Thu May 10 14:52:16 UTC 2018
(reposting to the list)
So I agree that it would be good to change the name.
I'm not sure if we need the name to bear a resemblance to FAPI. The main
references in the current spec are used in header names. For example:
Required: x-fapi-interaction-id x-fapi-financial-id
Optional x-fapi-auth-date x-fapi-customer-ip-address
We've already had a debate that the usage of "x-" isn't ideal. In addition
we have the issue that such values aren't signed.
At the moment "financial-id" seems unnecessary in most use cases. I will
raise a separate issue recommending that it is removed and we make it
mandatory that each financial institution has separate endpoints (I believe
this is the case with all OpenBanking integrations).
The other three parameters should ideally use standardised names rather
than using the fapi prefix. auth-date and ip-address would seem to be more
appropriately put into a SET (security event token) that the RP sends to
the OP. At least then they would be signed.
Even while we have the fapi prefix I suggest that we go for a generic name
for the profile that doesn't use the FAPI initials. My suggestions would be:
- High assurance
- High security
or something similar...
On 2 May 2018 at 06:12, Nat Sakimura via Openid-specs-fapi <
openid-specs-fapi at lists.openid.net> wrote:
> New issue 140: New name for FAPI
> Nat Sakimura:
> In March Board meeting, the board requested the name for FAPI to be
> generalized so that it will match the wider applicability of the security
> This is a fair request but the catch is that the string 'fapi' is already
> used in the protocol parameters and we do not want to change it.
> Thus we have a constrained name search: the new name should have an
> acronym that would result in **FAPI**.
> This ticket collects some candidates on it.
> Some of the initial ideas:
> * Fully Assured Protection Interoperable
> * Fair Assurance Protection Interface
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