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

From: David Dahl <ddahl@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:57:17 -0500
Message-ID: <507C325D.5010303@mozilla.com>
To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren@telia.com>
CC: "public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org" <public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org>, Mountie Lee <mountie.lee@gmail.com>

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On 10/13/2012 12:08 AM, Anders Rundgren wrote:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webcrypto/2012Oct/0066.html
>
> 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?
Anders:

Are you referring to your proposal? Is Mountie familiar with it?

As far as supporting certs in the spec, with the low-level API it seems
natural to do so, however, this is definitely not a primary issue to
resolve in the near term.

Cheers,

David
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