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DOMCrypt. Re: Draft Web Identithy Working Group Charter for Discussion

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren@telia.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 22:48:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4E9DE629.6070709@telia.com>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>
CC: public-identity@w3.org

Would it be possible to start the WG section with the creation
of use-cases?  Message encryption have to date been crippled
by thorny key distribution issues.  It is possible that the
web holds the solution.  I can't tell without having a clear(er)
picture of the anticipated use-cases.


On 2011-10-18 19:53, Harry Halpin wrote:
> Everyone,
> While its still not fully baked, we'd like to open the discussion on the
> list over this draft charter for a "Web Identity" Working Group:
> http://www.w3.org/2011/08/webidentity-charter.html
> Everything is fair game - I'm not quite comfortable even with the Working
> Group name. Also, there are issues of how we should scope this, whether or
> not we should split the work into two WGs (one for a Crypto API and
> another for a higher-level identity API and hooks for device/browser-aware
> authentication) or stick it in one WG - and of course relations to other
> standards bodies.
> Also, if any of you are near Silicon Valley we can discuss this in person
> at the W3C Technical Plenary on Nov 1st. I'll send that email out in one
> sec..
> And if anyone is at Internet Identity Workshop I'm here to discuss the
> charter.
>   cheers,
>         harry
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