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Re: ISSUE: Define MGF AlgorithmIdentifiers

From: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:44:00 -0800
Message-ID: <CACvaWvbrGRMJSCy+n9m84RHWQA0Ajohfnkv-EBTjWPDLph-ruQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Barnes <rbarnes@bbn.com>
Cc: "public-webcrypto@w3.org Group" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
Please see the Editor's Draft - this was updated a month ago

https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webcrypto-api/rev/5a80f9413855

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Richard Barnes <rbarnes@bbn.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> --Richard
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