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[Bug 26348] Allow JWK for PBKDF2

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Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 03:56:18 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=26348

--- Comment #1 from Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com> ---
>From the point of view of a "JOSE" JWK, I don't think this is a good idea. JOSE
intentionally doesn't provide PBKDF2 as a valid kty; the key algorithm is only
used with the CEK, and associated by alg, not kty. Additionally, rather than
store the security parameters on the JWK, they're part of the JWE's header
parameters.

It's not "unnecessarily restrictive", it's "not defined because it's undefined
for JWK".

If you feel strongly about this, then I think you'll need to propose text to
the WG for adoption. It certainly seems like it involves new registrations with
JWA.

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