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Re: Suggestions on high-level API - perhaps a meeting next week?

From: David Dahl <ddahl@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 14:21:01 -0700 (PDT)
To: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>
Cc: Jim Burrows <brons@eldacur.com>, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>, Emily Stark <estark@mit.edu>, Wan-Teh Chang <wtc@google.com>, public-webcrypto@w3.org, GALINDO Virginie <Virginie.GALINDO@gemalto.com>, Mountie Lee <mountie.lee@mw2.or.kr>
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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ryan Sleevi" <sleevi@google.com>
> To: "David Dahl" <ddahl@mozilla.com>
> Cc: "Jim Burrows" <brons@eldacur.com>, "Harry Halpin" <hhalpin@w3.org>, "Emily Stark" <estark@mit.edu>, "Wan-Teh
> Chang" <wtc@google.com>, public-webcrypto@w3.org, "GALINDO Virginie" <Virginie.GALINDO@gemalto.com>, "Mountie Lee"
> <mountie.lee@mw2.or.kr>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 3:54:25 PM
> Subject: Re: Suggestions on high-level API - perhaps a meeting next week?
> 
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 8:33 AM, David Dahl <ddahl@mozilla.com> wrote:
> > Jim:
> > I have been tinkering with a high-level design over here:
> > https://github.com/daviddahl/web-crypto-ideas/blob/master/high-level-api.js
> >
> > The simplest possible API is what I am going for: encryptAndSign(),
> > verifyAndDecrypt() (as well as sign(), verify(), hash() and
> > mac()), see:
> > https://github.com/daviddahl/web-crypto-ideas/blob/master/high-level-api.idl
> 
> I thought previous discussions established the preferred form as "an
> API for JOSE"
> 
> (Note that I have no especially strong feelings about this, other
> than
> I think it's the right choice because JOSE has made the algorithm
> trade-offs already)

Indeed, we discussed that after I drafted these ideas. I am a fan of JOSE for this.

Cheers,

David
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