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Re: German eID

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2011 10:29:43 +0000
Message-ID: <4D511B17.6040905@webr3.org>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
CC: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, Martin Gaedke <martin.gaedke@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de>
Henry Story wrote:
> <webr3> like the US too

http://www.nist.gov/nstic/

> It would be intresting to see if browsers can interact with these cards, if they contain an X509 certificate, and if these could contain a WebID.

Firefox does to some degree, it's the most advanced crypto wise:

   https://developer.mozilla.org/en/javascript_crypto

There is scope to get this "in to" all the browsers, because it simply 
needs spec'd properly, and it's one of the to-do (html wg or webapps) 
specs which needs an editor / written..

Best,

Nathan
Received on Tuesday, 8 February 2011 10:30:36 UTC

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