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Re: W3C Web Crypto - status on pending ISSUE-3 related to algo discovery ?

From: Wan-Teh Chang <wtc@google.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:17:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CALTJjxFur7Gj5nof9Sgghyt7dOfn7q-6sb-D-gAHuu6xgmn5hg@mail.gmail.com>
To: GALINDO Virginie <Virginie.GALINDO@gemalto.com>
Cc: "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 3:18 AM, GALINDO Virginie
<Virginie.GALINDO@gemalto.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> From Ryan feedbacks [1]  I understand that the try & fail option to discover
> support of specific algorithms is available, but may be costly.
>
> Any strong opinion to support an actual dedicated algo discovery mechanism ?

Creating a CryptoOperation object (which usually requires a Key
object) and calling the init() method is not ideal. We should support
a better algorithm discovery mechanism.

Wan-Teh
Received on Monday, 10 September 2012 18:17:41 GMT

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