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RE: [widget-digsig] Updated Widget Signature editors draft

From: Priestley, Mark, VF-Group <Mark.Priestley@vodafone.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 11:20:47 +0200
Message-ID: <0BE18111593D8A419BE79891F6C4690902DA6254@EITO-MBX01.internal.vodafone.com>
To: <marcosc@opera.com>, "Frederick Hirsch" <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Cc: "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
 
"I would like to see some text cautioning authors not to rely on this algorithm, since it is optional in user agents."

Agreed - in fact I think a general statement about use of optional algorithms would be beneficial


-----Original Message-----
From: public-webapps-request@w3.org [mailto:public-webapps-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Marcos Caceres
Sent: 24 April 2009 09:46
To: Frederick Hirsch
Cc: Web Applications Working Group WG
Subject: Re: [widget-digsig] Updated Widget Signature editors draft

Hi Frederick,
Thanks for updating the spec! comment below.

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 3:14 AM, Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com> wrote:
> I have updated the Widget Signature draft to reflect decisions on 
> today's call, as follows:
>
> Added ECDSAwithSHA256 as SHOULD  signature algorithm

I would like to see some text cautioning authors not to rely on this algorithm, since it is optional in user agents.

> Removed editor  notes re feedback on signature algorithms Removed 
> editor note with Signature Properties reference, since we've removed 
> section 9 Added FIPS-186-3 reference
>
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets-digsig/
>
> Note that we will need to update the Signature Properties reference, 
> when that specification is published with this specification.
>
> regards, Frederick
>
> Frederick Hirsch
> Nokia
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