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Rename BrowserID --> Persona #25

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snej opened this Issue Mar 19, 2013 · 2 comments

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@snej
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snej commented Mar 19, 2013

"Persona" is now the official name, "BrowserID" is obsolete/deprecated.

@jchris
jchris commented Mar 19, 2013

I'm not sure about this. I think BrowserID is the protocol, and Person is Mozilla implementation of it.

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Persona/Glossary

@snej
couchbase member
snej commented Mar 19, 2013

No, I just heard otherwise from a Mozilla guy:

From: Mozilla Mail <dwalkowski@mozilla.com>
Subject: Re: Persona iOS SDK
Date: March 19, 2013 11:16:56 AM PDT
To: Jens Alfke <jens@couchbase.com>

Jens,
It's Persona all the way down. BrowserID was the old, and not fully eradicated name. 

Regards,
Dan Walkowski
@snej snej added a commit that closed this issue Mar 20, 2013
@snej snej Rename "BrowserID" --> "Persona"
Note that this invalidates all saved persistent replications that used Persona/BrowserID auth,
because the property in the replication doc was renamed too.
It also changes the server endpoint that the replicator hits to log in from /db/browserid to /db/persona.
Fixes #25.
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@snej snej closed this in 111859c Mar 20, 2013
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