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Re: <keygen> element

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 23:51:58 +0200
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Adrian Bateman" <adrianba@microsoft.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uz9ocwaa64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Mon, 14 Sep 2009 23:43:09 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  
> I'd suggest there should be at least one DOM attribute or method that is  
> missing or returns a different value when <keygen> encryption is not  
> supported. One possibility is to make keytype return the empty string  
> instead of "rsa" by default, if no algorithms are supported. I'm sure  
> there are many other possibilities.

We could make keytype IDL attribute "limited to only known values" which  
would do something similar to that. (Basically if the specified algorithm  
is not supported it would return the empty string.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 14 September 2009 21:53:09 UTC

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