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Re: ISSUE: Define MGF AlgorithmIdentifiers

From: Richard Barnes <rbarnes@bbn.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 16:52:50 -0500
Cc: "public-webcrypto@w3.org Group" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4CCFFD6C-7292-4790-8AEB-FDE9097B9110@bbn.com>
To: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>
That's what I get for looking at the published version :)


On Feb 28, 2013, at 4:44 PM, Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com> wrote:

> 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
> 
Received on Thursday, 28 February 2013 21:53:18 GMT

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