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RE: crypto-ISSUE-15: Discovering certificates associated with (private) keys

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren@telia.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 07:08:32 +0200
Message-ID: <5078F750.4070805@telia.com>
To: "public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org" <public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org>, David Dahl <ddahl@mozilla.com>, Mountie Lee <mountie.lee@gmail.com>

Because this what the plugin folks all over the world actually do, I concur with Mountie: "The time is NOW".

There is (as you should know by now) also a proposal for this.  It's incompatible with most vendors' cryptographic platforms but that may be the price to pay when you want (?) to challenge proprietary one-purpose solutions with standards.  Nobody said it was easy either :-)

David, since you initiated the "web crypto craze", what's your take on this?

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