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ISSUE: Define MGF AlgorithmIdentifiers

From: Richard Barnes <rbarnes@bbn.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 16:18:34 -0500
Message-Id: <07EE9AAB-7B64-4333-BD29-4BAEF7881349@bbn.com>
To: "public-webcrypto@w3.org Group" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
RSA-PSS and RSA-OAEP require the developer to specify a hash function and a masking generating function via an AlgorithmIdentifier.

dictionary RsaPssParams : AlgorithmParameters {
  // The hash function to apply to the message
  AlgorithmIdentifier hash;
  // The mask generation function
  AlgorithmIdentifier mgf;
  // The desired length of the random salt
  unsigned long saltLength;

There are specified algorithm identifiers in the document for hash function.  But there are none for MGFs.  We should probably add some.

Received on Thursday, 28 February 2013 21:19:01 UTC

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