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Proposed API extension for Fido U2F devices

From: Juan Lang <juanlang@google.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 13:41:36 -0800
Message-ID: <CAN4h8JbtzG=SjifQBiPqO-yyB_v8PxP-q9KdAVQT9sTowOM2Cw@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org
Hi folks,
I'm aware that hardware-backed keys are out of scope for the current round
of WebCrypto work, so I don't expect this to be ready for standardization
for some time. Nevertheless, I've got a proposed extension to WebCrypto to
support Fido Alliance (fidoalliance.org) universal second factor (U2F)

I apologize that the proposal may lack some context, like, just what is a
U2F device, and what language does it speak? I promise update it with
pointers to public docs once they are made public. In the meantime, I'll
act as a poor substitute by answering questions myself, either in the doc
or in email.

I'd appreciate any feedback you might have. Thanks very much,
Received on Wednesday, 5 February 2014 09:44:23 UTC

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