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[Bug 13518] "The keygen element": The only supported signature algorithm is the outdated and insecure md5WithRSAEncryption. The element should at least have an optional signature algorithm, with the option to use the more secure sha1WithRSAEncryption and sha256WithRS

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Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 09:31:29 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13518

Anne <annevk@opera.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |annevk@opera.com
         Resolution|                            |NEEDSINFO

--- Comment #3 from Anne <annevk@opera.com> 2011-08-14 09:31:29 UTC ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: Is there any interest from vendors in expanding the scope of this
element? It seems the current direction for cryptography on the web is APIs.

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