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> Did you read the explainer?

I did. My confusion arose from it. Something is clear to you that is not to me :)

https://news.ycombinator.com/.well-known/change-password will just redirect to https://news.ycombinator.com/changepw. If the user isn't logged in, that page asks the user to log in.

Ah I see, and from the perspective of a password manager it would know what password to fill into the password field to get the user into the site. After that, once on the change password screen said manager would also take over generating a new password, yes?

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