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Re: [webrtc-pc] RTCCertificate Interface should (or should not) be backed up.

From: Bernard Aboba via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:16:41 +0000
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@steely-glint Here is my take on the intended behavior. The specification says that the RTCCertificate represents a handle to both the X.509 certificate and the private key. That would seem to imply that when the RTCCertificate is stored and retrieved, that always includes both elements, regardless of whether the private key is stored in a secure module. The format for storage/retrieval isn't specified, but any format that can represent both the certificate and private key (e.g. PKCS12, PEM, etc.) would suffice. The storage is "persistent" across reboots, but while there is an internal slot for the private key, it cannot be retrieved in JS. 

Does this make sense?

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