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RE: JS crypto?

From: Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 10:27:07 +0200
To: "nathan@webr3.org" <nathan@webr3.org>, Vivek Khurana <hiddenharmony@gmail.com>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FAA1D89C5BAF1142A74AF116630A9F2C289D0D7FD8@OBEEX01.obe.access-company.com>
Hi Ben, Vivek, Nathan,

Great thanks for your reviews!
I am forwarding your comments (or pointers to them) to the Bondi ML and the authors of the API.
I am sorry, but due to time constraints I am not able now to dive deeper into the comments (although I'd love to :) ).

Thanks,
Marcin

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-----Original Message-----
From: public-webapps-request@w3.org [mailto:public-webapps-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Nathan
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2010 6:24 PM
To: Vivek Khurana
Cc: public-webapps
Subject: Re: JS crypto?

Vivek Khurana wrote:
> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 10:24 PM, Marcin Hanclik
> <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com> wrote:
>> Hi Nathan,
>>
>> This seems to be the current related standardization effort:
>> http://bondidev.omtp.org/1.5/crypto.html
>> =
>> http://bondi01.obe.access-company.com/1_5_5602_145/crypto.html
>
>  I think the OP request is much larger than this. Bondi is restricted
> to widgets and mobile browsers, while having crypto support built into
> the browser has several advantages for web applications in general.
>  If we plan to take this up, I can provide couple of use cases to support this.
>
> regards
> Vivek
>

snap, there were a few good use-cases in the original mail, but I could
produce many more.

what's needed (or what I can see people making use of ever increasingly)
is two levels:

1: UA support for crypto functions, specifically
openssl_open/seal/hash/verify and generating key pairs

2: the same exposed to javascript

:)

ps: I don't know what use I could be other than adopting immediately and
testing very heavily.

Best,

Nathan



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