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WebCrypto specification status

From: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:09:33 -0800
Message-ID: <CAEnTvdAw_DEBf3wZBvXsW6jXKYgM1LSKt64EjGAzVzXDh0XX2g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>

Please check https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webcrypto-api/ for the list of latest

Since our call on Monday, I have made changes to address the following two
major issues:
- reject promises with DOMExceptions as proposed by Microsoft
- explicitly execute WebIDL type mapping to appropriate Algorithm subclasses

I also addressed a number of minor / editorial bugs as discussed on the

The specification is not perfect, but I believe it is now ready for Last
Call, with one exception: the Import / Export procedures for three RSA
algorithms are still missing. Ryan is working on these. They will be very
similar to the Import / Export procedures for RSAES.

I believe that Ryan doesn't share my opinion regarding moving to Last Call.
We will need to discuss this on Monday.

Best regards,

Received on Friday, 7 March 2014 06:10:00 UTC

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