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Re: [W3C Web Crypto WG] Rechartering discussion

From: Richard Barnes <rlb@ipv.sx>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2015 00:31:44 +0000
Message-ID: <CAL02cgTVaji+em0rLsXK7o=rDP442c1iqpHYTwbuXdxokbeFKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>
Cc: GALINDO Virginie <Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com>, "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>, "public-web-security@w3.org" <public-web-security@w3.org>, Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 7:43 PM, Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com> wrote:

> As noted during the F2F during the 2014 TPAC, it's unlikely we would
> be able to support such a rechartering.
>
> In the goals, only the first goal is something that aligns with our
> interest.
> In the scope, we are explicitly not interested in "user managed"
> storage and "web certificate management". Further, we don't believe
> this group is the appropriate venue for the discussion of Web
> Authentication - that would be better for WebApps or WebAppSec.
> WebAppSec already has proposals for dealing with credentials -
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2014JulSep/0141.html
>
> Put differently, for a rechartering, the only effort we'd likely
> support support is the maintenance and exploration of algorithms.
>
> Any other chartering discussions should follow the highly productive
> workmodes of WebApps and WebAppSecs - that is, concrete, defined
> proposals being brought forth and holding rechartering discussions in
> specific and narrow scopes if such proposals have consensus (in
> particular, from user agents).
>

Reserving the right to disagree with Ryan on the particular scoping above,
I strongly agree with the above paragraph.  None of the proposed work items
to date has been defined in enough scope to make it clear what a WG would
do.

--Richard



>
>
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 1:48 AM, GALINDO Virginie
> <Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >
> >
> >
> > Web Crypto WG charter [1] will end by the end of March. We need to
> prepare
> > the next charter of Web Crypto.
> >
> >
> >
> > As a reminder, the conversation has started on this page :
> > https://www.w3.org/Security/wiki/IG/webcryptonext_draft_charter
> >
> > Feel free to add you ideas and suggestions on the wiki and/or expose your
> > opinion and question on the public-webcrypto@w3.org or
> > public-webcrypto-comment@w3.org (for non W3C Web Crypto WG members).
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Virginie
> >
> >
> >
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/2011/11/webcryptography-charter.html
> >
> >
> >
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