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Re: google proposing to deprecate KEYGEN

From: Cory Sabol <cssabol@uncg.edu>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:52:51 -0400
Message-ID: <CAGaHEaJ3midzdR52Zjt0OFyNWCM9Xk9P7Gas3FBNNbv8fq4i_g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrei Sambra <andrei@w3.org>
Cc: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
Awesome! I will definitely take a look at that. I hoping to be funded to
continue some work this coming Fall (in the US) so auth protocol candidates
will be useful information.

On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 9:47 AM, Andrei Sambra <andrei@w3.org> wrote:

> 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
> [1] 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>
> 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
>
>
>


-- 
Regards,

-Cory Sabol
cssabol@uncg.edu
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