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Re: Charter Proposal: "Trusted Code" for the Web

From: Siva Narendra <siva@tyfone.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:23:17 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJhTYQwPAx-rsMe7LMeJGbZL4rNTjvX=iCTf0Ztu9HVPqW23eQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, GALINDO Virginie <Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com>, Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, public-web-security@w3.org, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
+1
On Mar 29, 2015 8:21 AM, "Rigo Wenning" <rigo@w3.org> wrote:

> Virginie,
>
> On Wednesday 18 March 2015 12:58:27 GALINDO Virginie wrote:
> > I don’t see how you can state that this is a replacement of the smart
> card
> > effort, without even consulting the companies supporting it.
>
> I don't see that such an effort is "replacing" the smart card effort. I
> think
> both will benefit from each other as it is one thing to have trusted
> (signed?)
> code. But from my work with trusted computing, I also know that the key
> trust
> has to come from somewhere. And here, as in the TPM, trusted hardware can
> play
> a role. I don't know whether I want the full processing be solely on the
> smart
> card (you could do that, I know), but a system could allow for a
> combination.
>
> So, no, it does NOT replace work on smart cards, but it could complement
> that
> work.
>
>  --Rigo
>
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