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Re: Web Cryptography Working Group scoping progressing...

From: David Dahl <ddahl@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 17:51:40 -0700 (PDT)
To: Brian Smith <bsmith@mozilla.com>
Cc: public-identity@w3.org, channy@gmail.com
Message-ID: <1478456601.53376.1320367900695.JavaMail.root@zimbra1.shared.sjc1.mozilla.com>
I think this is something that we can keep on a "roadmap". The scope of the crypto API will necessarily be narrow for the first iteration, adding any kind of UI is something we should plan for in a later iteration.

Cheers,

David

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Smith" <bsmith@mozilla.com>
To: channy@gmail.com
Cc: public-identity@w3.org
Sent: Thursday, November 3, 2011 6:44:31 PM
Subject: Re: Web Cryptography Working Group scoping progressing...

Channy Yun wrote:
> 3) Some of functions as like key pare generation and digital signature
> generation require browser's user interface. It needs universal
> interface guideline for security issues.

Are smartcard digital signatures on transactions like the ones required in e-commerce / e-banking transactions in Korea, China, and elsewhere (tied to "real" legal identities) going to be considered in scope? From reading the draft scope document, I got the impression that this would be out of scope. I think it is OK for it to be out of scope, as long as there is some other (formal or informal) group working on standardizing this. It is a high priority for us.

Cheers,
Brian
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