Re: New Input type proposal

Preston L. Bannister wrote:
> Folks, you are re-inventing the wheel, and repeating classic mistakes.

As far as the technology used to implement the system is concerned, yes.

Generally however the proposal does not want to introduce a brand new technique but rather only wants to define a new input type.

> There is a lack. It is (or should be) possible to do secure logins across
> unencrypted channels. What is needed is access to an encryption library from
> Javascript. That would be outside to scope of the HTML specification.

Eventually yes, but this is already mostly covered by SSL. However, as mentioned this isnt primarily to have a new encryption standard to programming interface, but rather to have a defined HTML element which tells the client to preprocess its data in a certain way.

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Received on Monday, 14 January 2008 10:16:11 UTC