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

From: GALINDO Virginie <Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:47:00 +0000
To: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>
CC: Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>, "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
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Ryan,
Do you suggest we keep open theat bug until the actual curve 25519 contribution is received (independantly from our decision to integrate or not NUMS) ?
Virginie

---- Ryan Sleevi a écrit ----



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<mailto: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

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---- Ryan Sleevi a écrit ----





On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 3:17 PM, GALINDO Virginie <Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com<mailto:Virginie.Galindo@gemalto.com>> wrote:
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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