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Re: Low-Level API naming (was: Strawman proposal for the low-level API)

From: Wan-Teh Chang <wtc@google.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:58:31 -0700
Message-ID: <CALTJjxHJ6NWkxDS+ZqooFPf+vgqSYMGQ7y+0JCQFBXfS3zvujw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Vijay Bharadwaj <Vijay.Bharadwaj@microsoft.com>
Cc: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>, Lu HongQian Karen <karen.lu@gemalto.com>, "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>, David Dahl <ddahl@mozilla.com>
Re: the clone() method

For the NSS C crypto library, I remember crypto operation contexts are
only cloned in the SSL/TLS implementation, and only hash contexts are
cloned (for the handshake message hashes).

The clone methods are backed by the underlying PKCS #11
C_GetOperationState and C_SetOperationState methods.

Received on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 19:58:59 UTC

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