Question on user-agent hints

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Norman Field

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Mar 11, 2024, 12:35:02 PMMar 11
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Greetings Browser Vendors,

Have any of you implemented user-agent hints (https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn-3/#enum-hints)?

If so, can you describe how it influences the UX?

Thanks,
  Norman

Tim Cappalli

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Mar 11, 2024, 5:13:19 PMMar 11
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Client Hints has been added to https://passkeys.dev/device-support/

Short answer: it is not available by default in the 4 major browsers so it is not yet usable in production.

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John Bradley

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Mar 11, 2024, 6:01:13 PMMar 11
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You can test with chrome canary.

It is behind the chrome://flags/#enable-experimental-web-platform-features flag.  Turn that on.

I think Google is looking for feedback on it.


The Yubico developer test page lets you set those flags.

Norman Field

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Mar 12, 2024, 5:09:24 PMMar 12
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Thanks for the feedback!
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