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Re: Call for Consensus - Remove <keygen> from HTML

From: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2016 15:15:12 -0500
Message-ID: <CAKdCpxxex1pGm33Gg4b9UPQzEf1rsekGVBWFfCh8JXPKAfVGuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dylan Barrell <dylan.barrell@deque.com>
Cc: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
+1 to the removal

JF

On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 10:22 AM, Dylan Barrell <dylan.barrell@deque.com>
wrote:

> +1
>
> > On May 30, 2016, at 5:55 AM, Chaals McCathie Nevile <
> chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
> >
> > Dear all, given insufficient response to declare a consensus, I am
> holding this call open until end of day 31 May.
> >
> > cheers
> >
> > Chaals
> >
> >> On Sat, 21 May 2016 14:24:26 +0200, Chaals McCathie Nevile <
> chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
> >>
> >> Dear all,
> >>
> >> this is a call for consensus on the proposal
> >>
> >>  The keygen element should be removed from the HTML 5.1 specification.
> >>
> >> This is to resolve issue #43 https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/43 -
> the result would be along the lines of pull request 354:
> https://github.com/w3c/html/pull/354
> >>
> >> Please provide a response before the end of the day May 29. Silence
> will be considered acceptance of the proposal, but an explicit response is
> preferred.
> >>
> >> There have been various discussions elsewhere, and the links from the
> issue give more detail. Broadly, the motivation for removal is poor
> interoperability in the modern web, poor suitability for purpose, and
> likely deprecation or removal from browsers.
> >>
> >> cheers
> >>
> >> Chaals
> >
> >
> > --
> > Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
> > chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com
> >
>
>


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