Re: State of the WebCrypto API

On Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 7:18 AM, Anders Rundgren <> wrote:

> So apparently Internet Explorer which is the only Microsoft-browser
> available for Windows 7-8.X still doesn't support the published WebCrypto
> API.

Good thing Windows 7-8.X users are eligible for a free upgrade to Windows
10 where they could use Edge! Or they could, you know, just install Chrome
or Firefox.

> The only reasonable conclusion is that WebCrypto is not the "final
> solution" to client-side crypto for the Web.
> A more practical approach had been to reuse the already deployed native
> crypto support which also had put an end to the discussions around secure
> key-storage.

What "already deployed native crypto" are you talking about that works in
Internet Explorer 11?

Tony Arcieri

Received on Sunday, 11 October 2015 17:35:39 UTC