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Re: Linked Data Signature support added to JSON-LD Playground

From: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:13:02 -0500
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Linked JSON <public-linked-json@w3.org>
Message-ID: <566B041E.3020205@digitalbazaar.com>
On 12/11/2015 10:55 AM, Manu Sporny wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Linked Data Signature support has been added to the JSON-LD Playground:
>
> http://json-ld.org/playground/
>
> Note the newly added "Signed" tab.
>
> To use it:
>
> 1. Pick an example (like "Person").
> 2. Click on the "Signed" Tab.
> 3. You should see the signed data (including signature) in the tabbed
>     pane.
>
> At the moment, the jsonld-signatures library just supports PEM-encoded
> private keys and signs using RSA-SHA256.

Thanks, Manu!

>
> We plan to add other signature/hashing algorithms in time (e.g.
> Bitcoin's secp256k1, ECDSA's secp256r1, and/or Ed25519), but doing so
> requires Dave Longley (or someone else that knows a lot about
> implementing cryptographic signature libraries) to extend Forge:
>
> https://github.com/digitalbazaar/forge

We can get ECDSA secp256r1 pretty easily in most modern browsers (it's 
supported via the WebCrypto API), the rest I (or someone else) will have 
to set aside some time to work on or pull in other libraries like 
jsrsasign to do.


-- 
Dave Longley
CTO
Digital Bazaar, Inc.
http://digitalbazaar.com
Received on Friday, 11 December 2015 17:13:27 UTC

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