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HTML5's <keygen> - Implementation Status Report

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren@telia.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 10:42:25 +0200
Message-ID: <4E8AC6F1.8070101@telia.com>
To: public-html-comments@w3.org
Although Apple was one of the supporters of <keygen> they actually push an
entirely different scheme in iPhone:


This scheme has nothing to do with HTML, it doesn't even use JavaScript.

Have already publicly declared that they do not intend to support <keygen>.
They are about introducing something new in Windows 8:


How enrollment works here is currently secret.

Google do support <keygen> in Android.  However, when they added a
more mission-critical function to Android they did probably never
consider using <keygen> because <keygen> is incompatible with E2ES
(End-To-End Security) so they created something new which currently
is secret:

http://mail.google.com/wallet http://mail.google.com/wallet

Received on Tuesday, 4 October 2011 08:43:14 UTC

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