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State of the WebCrypto API

From: Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2015 14:08:15 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHOTMV+DUSb7TUC4ZRdPrN7NNbySteGn39xD_5pVRja3kO5mKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "noloader@gmail.com" <noloader@gmail.com>
Cc: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>, "public-web-security@w3.org" <public-web-security@w3.org>
On Sunday, October 11, 2015, Jeffrey Walton <noloader@gmail.com
<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','noloader@gmail.com');>> wrote:
> Telling folks to upgrade to Windows 8 or 10 is just bike shedding. Its
> not a answer....

Actually, I gave several options, all of which solve this problem:

1) Use this shim: https://github.com/vibornoff/webcrypto-shim
2) Use a more modern browser
3) Use a more modern OS

This thread is silly FUD, and part of an ongoing series of silly FUD from
Anders which is dominating the traffic here.

I again second Harry Halpin's call for the chairs to step in here and do
something about it.

Tony Arcieri
Received on Sunday, 11 October 2015 21:08:44 UTC

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