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Re: [W3C Web Crypto WG] suggested resolution for bug 25839 on curve25519

From: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:52:35 -0700
Message-ID: <CACvaWvYQSSyrdGoRJK1D0vBS3reAwuGqxKUFigMo5fCCorUXrw@mail.gmail.com>
To: GALINDO Virginie <Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com>
Cc: Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>, "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
Well, Trevor has expressed interest in proposing as a separate spec. It
doesn't seem like WONTFIX fully captures the sentiment that it can proceed
independently, and producing such a spec is necessary to close out some of
our extensibility issues...
On Jul 25, 2014 3:49 PM, "GALINDO Virginie" <Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com>
wrote:

>  Indeed, thanks Ryan. This means that bug will be a wontfix,  as it may only be answered by adding algorithms not initially required by bug reviewers.  Give me some time (and sleep) to rephrase the bug resolution proposals.
> Virginie
>
> From my mobile
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> ---- Ryan Sleevi a écrit ----
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> On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 3:17 PM, GALINDO Virginie <
> Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com> wrote:
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>>  Dear all,
>>
>>
>>
>> Here is some possible resolutions for the bug 25839 on curve25519
>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=25839
>>
>> As required, Microsoft provided on time a contribution aiming to describe
>> curve 25519 in the main specification of Web Crypto API [1]. As announced
>> by the chair [2], the Working Group participants will be asked to vote for
>> the possible following resolutions in order to close that bug.
>>
>
>  Virginie,
>
>  Microsoft did not provide text for Curve 25519. They provided it for
> NUMS curves. No support for Curve25519 is described in the Microsoft
> proposal.
>
>
>>
>>
>> Possible resolutions :
>>
>> Resolution one : The WG resolves the bug by closing it and endorsing the
>> curve description provided by Microsoft, as such, in the main W3C Web
>> Crypto API.
>>
>> Resolution two : The WG resolves the bug by closing it and endorsing the
>> curve description provided by Microsoft, in a dedicated extension, which
>> will have its own track to become a Recommendation.
>>
>>
>>
>> These resolutions will be submitted to WG participants vote during our
>> call next Monday as announced over the mailing list [3].
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Virginie
>>
>>
>>
>> [1]
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webcrypto/2014Jul/0041.html
>>
>> [2] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=25839#c42
>>
>> [3]
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webcrypto/2014Jul/0016.html
>>
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