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Re: google proposing to deprecate KEYGEN

From: Andrei Sambra <andrei@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:47:33 -0400
Cc: public-webid@w3.org
Message-Id: <97E3E687-DB1A-4F8F-B74A-B3665BEFC8C5@w3.org>
To: Cory Sabol <cssabol@uncg.edu>
I’ve already started work (this spring) on an alternative auth protocol based on WebID, which uses the new WebCrypto API. You can read about it here [0].

It’s currently implemented in gold [1], one of the SoLiD servers.

—Andrei

[0] https://github.com/linkeddata/SoLiD#webid-rsa <https://github.com/linkeddata/SoLiD#webid-rsa>
[1] https://github.com/linkeddata/gold <https://github.com/linkeddata/gold>
> On Jul 31, 2015, at 8:51 AM, Cory Sabol <cssabol@uncg.edu> wrote:
> 
> It would be interesting to conduct some work on that. WebID with some alternative crypto APIs.
> 
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 6:42 AM, Andreas Kuckartz <a.kuckartz@ping.de <mailto:a.kuckartz@ping.de>> wrote:
> Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> > Keygen doesn't define existence of WebID-TLS. It just offered a
> > perceived convenience.
> 
> Can WebID-TLS be based on the Web Cryptography API instead?
> 
> What would be the advantages and disadvantages?
> 
> Cheers,
> Andreas
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Regards,
> 
> -Cory Sabol
> cssabol@uncg.edu <mailto:cssabol@uncg.edu>
> 



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