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Re: Random numbers

From: Wan-Teh Chang <wtc@google.com>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 11:30:49 -0700
Message-ID: <CALTJjxEHe-HrGMne1KyQqBRrwnwp05-WXVNQCLa8XUnAtms+CQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jarred Nicholls <jarred@webkit.org>
Cc: Philip Gladstone <pgladsto@cisco.com>, public-webcrypto@w3.org
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Jarred Nicholls <jarred@webkit.org> wrote:
> Note that this almost directly correlates with the future decision of the
> level of API this WG is aiming to build (low, medium, high) and the use
> cases it aims to satisfy, i.e., if crypto RNG is a necessity for an accepted
> use case.  Perhaps the next step is to weigh in on or create use cases that
> provide more points towards deciding on the API level.

Crypto RNG is an important part of a crypto API.  I think this need is already
satisfied by window.crypto.getRandomValues.

Received on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 18:31:22 UTC

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