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

From: Alexander Schmitz <arschmitz@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2016 16:48:33 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOQu6cghb6Q67ORJxabT1uW1skboi5WgiJ61S1vfnPd0oKnhYA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl>
Cc: "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
+1 for removal

On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 12:43 PM, Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl> wrote:
> I retract this -1.
>
> —Michiel
>
> On 31 May 2016, at 12:27, Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl> wrote:
>
> -1; from the thread on GitHub I don’t see why this should be removed, or
> where a replacement for this can be found.
>
> —Michiel
>
> On 21 May 2016, at 14:24, 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
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>
>
>
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