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Re: Fwd: (Pre-)Intent to Deprecate: <keygen> element and application/x-x509-*-cert MIME handling

From: Jonas Smedegaard <dr@jones.dk>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2016 22:21:18 +0200
To: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-ID: <146014687800.2028.6889915651567475243@auryn.jones.dk>
Quoting Melvin Carvalho (2015-07-30 18:01:41)
> WebID is still nascent, and readily admits it won't work with Edge. An 
> alternative would be for WebID to proceed with standards that are 
> actually widely used and have a viable chance at being usable - such 
> as WebCrypto.

Debian has introduced the use of client-side cert recently for its 
single-sign-on services.  Might be interesting to follow that: 
https://wiki.debian.org/DebianSingleSignOn

E.g. notice the brand new addition on workarounds for Chrome/Chromium 
added today: 
https://wiki.debian.org/DebianSingleSignOn?action=diff&rev2=72&rev1=70


 - Jonas

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