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Re: polycrypt and webcrypto

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2014 12:42:05 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+cVcahjYvf9qqsu8tY3SLsgX_q_F5_Yd8WnSWEcvLtbw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org" <public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org>
On 1 November 2014 11:40, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 2014-11-01 11:33, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>
>> I was wondering if anyone could point me to how close we are to getting
>> browsers to implement web crypto in the browser.
>>
>
> The shipping version of Chrome supports the current spec for RSA.
> Unfortunately the WebCrypto WG has decided that there should not be any
> mandatory algorithms.
>
> Firefox "Nightly" supports RSA and ECDH.
>
> IE 11 supports an earlier iteration of the spec.
>

Thank you, very helpful!

>From the sounds of it, it makes most sense to base current development
using this spec on chromium, with some minor fixes as required.

I share our surprise that there are no mandatory algorithms in this spec.

>
>
> Anders
>
>
>
>> I was looking at using http://polycrypt.net/ in the meantime but is that
>> still maintained, it points to a 2012 version of the spec.
>>
>
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