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Re: <keygen> element

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 10:39:30 +0200
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Adrian Bateman" <adrianba@microsoft.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uzmfn4mr64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 02 Sep 2009 01:27:16 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  
> I agree with the last two paragraphs. I think the main thing is to  
> provide a good crypto API so we can relegate <keygen> and browser- 
> specific solutions to the dustbin of history.

If dustbin of history means everyone removes their implementation we could  
remove the documentation as well I suppose. However, if Gecko and WebKit  
keep it I'm sure sites will continue to use it for one reason or another  
and we need to have it documented.

Another reason to have it in the specification is that the implementation  
details of the element in Presto/Gecko/WebKit are quite different.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 2 September 2009 08:40:24 UTC

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