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Re: [widgets] How to divorce widgets-digsig from Elliptic Curve PAG?

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 22:31:06 +0000
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Cc: Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com, Art.Barstow@nokia.com, tlr@w3.org, marcosscaceres@gmail.com, schepers@w3.org, plh@w3.org, public-webapps@w3.org, public-xmlsec@w3.org
Message-ID: <2560755080E84A3D9659F2006B6E1685@marcosc.com>

On Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at 21:06, Rigo Wenning wrote:

> Hi all, 
> as the PAG chair of this XMLSEC PAG, let me tell you that support from the 
> industry in sorting this out was low so far. What I heard through the 
> grapevine was more or less: "We know, but we can't tell you". 
> For the moment, W3C is asking for cost estimates to figure out what most of 
> the members already know (as they have done the analysis on ECC long ago). 
> Taking into account the complexity of the subject matter and also the delays 
> due to messaging to the AC etc, I'm rather pessimistic about a quick 
> resolution. 

That's fine. That just makes for a stronger case to put to the Director (or for doing what Artb suggested, and moving the ECC to a future version of XML Dig Sig). 

Marcos Caceres

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