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Re: Web Cryptography Working Group scoping progressing...

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2011 13:34:02 -0000 (GMT)
Message-ID: <e747aa6e921fb44857ce0facd54a7562.squirrel@webmail-mit.w3.org>
To: "Brian Smith" <bsmith@mozilla.com>
Cc: "Henry Story" <henry.story@bblfish.net>, public-identity@w3.org, "Harry Halpin" <hhalpin@w3.org>
> Henry Story wrote:
>> "API access to control of SSL/TLS logout, "
>>
>> +1 on that one. Thanks for adding it.
>
> Actually, I disagree that this is the proper place for this to be
> standardized, since there are also non-TLS scenerios where no crypto is
> used but where a logout mechanism is needed (e.g. for HTTP basic auth).
>
> I would prefer for the working group to focus on the crypto API.

I agree that the core Crypto API takes priority over all other work. Yet
there was concern that  crypto.logout() would be deprecated, so the
functionality was kept in scope, or at least possibly in scope.

>
> - Brian
>
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