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password alternative

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 01:03:09 +0100
Message-ID: <4C46393D.8080005@webr3.org>
To: public-html-comments@w3.org
why does password send the contents in plain text, would there not be 
scope for a new <password> element which sends an SHA1/SHA256 of the 
text entered instead?

* using the tag password is for example only
* the algo sha* is for example only
* why does it send plain text anyways?

Best,

Nathan
Received on Wednesday, 21 July 2010 00:04:04 GMT

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