[Openid-specs-fapi] Issue #140: New name for FAPI (openid/fapi)

Mike Schwartz mike at gluu.org
Thu May 10 20:50:24 UTC 2018


+1 on "OpenID Enhanced" or "Enhanced OpenID"

Although, there is the EAP WG (Enhanced Authentication Profile), so it 
might be a little confusing.

And "Enhanced OpenID" doesn't have the same ring as "OpenID Plus" :)

- Mike


On 2018-05-10 15:30, John Bradley via Openid-specs-fapi wrote:
> I think that the remaining things with FAPI in the name can be
> explained in the spec.
> 
> Changing the WG name is probably the most important part.
> 
> I don’t have a problem with calling the specs Enhanced OpenID profile
> or something like that while still having a X-FAPI header if we need
> to.
> 
> John B.
> 
>> On May 2, 2018, at 1:12 AM, Nat Sakimura via Openid-specs-fapi 
>> <openid-specs-fapi at lists.openid.net> wrote:
>> 
>> New issue 140: New name for FAPI
>> https://bitbucket.org/openid/fapi/issues/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 profiles.
>> 
>> 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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