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Re: polycrypt and webcrypto

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:31:57 +0100
Message-ID: <5454D2BD.7070301@gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
CC: "public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org" <public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org>
On 2014-11-01 12:42, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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> On 1 November 2014 11:40, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     On 2014-11-01 11:33, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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>         I was wondering if anyone could point me to how close we are to getting browsers to implement web crypto in the browser.
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>     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.
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>     Firefox "Nightly" supports RSA and ECDH.
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>     IE 11 supports an earlier iteration of the spec.
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> Thank you, very helpful!
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>  From the sounds of it, it makes most sense to base current development using this spec on chromium, with some minor fixes as required.

Watch out for the HTTPS requirement.  It took me a while realizing that Google considers HTTPS mandatory these days...

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

Yet another Google-originated requirement.

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>     Anders
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>         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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