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Re: Web Cryptography Working Group scoping progressing...

From: Brian Smith <bsmith@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 16:44:31 -0700 (PDT)
To: channy@gmail.com
Cc: public-identity@w3.org
Message-ID: <575808779.52498.1320363871041.JavaMail.root@zimbra1.shared.sjc1.mozilla.com>
Channy Yun wrote:
> 3) Some of functions as like key pare generation and digital signature
> generation require browser's user interface. It needs universal
> interface guideline for security issues.

Are smartcard digital signatures on transactions like the ones required in e-commerce / e-banking transactions in Korea, China, and elsewhere (tied to "real" legal identities) going to be considered in scope? From reading the draft scope document, I got the impression that this would be out of scope. I think it is OK for it to be out of scope, as long as there is some other (formal or informal) group working on standardizing this. It is a high priority for us.

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