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Re: Verifiable Claims Telecon Minutes for 2016-03-29

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:55:30 +0200
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Kaliya IDwoman <kaliya-id@identitywoman.net>, Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56FBE8E2.2000809@gmail.com>
On 2016-03-30 16:49, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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> On 30 March 2016 at 16:39, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     In addition to technical issues it is also interesting nothing that new developments
>     in this space are likely to get limited support from the (browser) platform vendors:
>     https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2016Mar/0001.html
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>     Apparently it is not enough to be the inventor of the Web and being knighted by the Queen
>     to keep even the old stuff intact!
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> A correction to this, firefox have confirmed that they WILL follow the TAG recent advice and not deprecate any used functionality until there is a suitable replacement.

Suitable replacement?  Since the core issue (when you connect all the dots out there in various lists and forums...), rather is the deprecation of client certificates on the Web, the only imaginable replacement is FIDO alliance tokens and technologies.

Creating "a better keygen" is clearly not considered.

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>     Personally, I advocate for solutions that make third-party extensions of the Web (browser)
>     architecture a reality because then you can iterate and experiment a bit before launching
>     new schemes, regardless if it is a proprietary product or a standard-to-be.
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>     Anders
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