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[whatwg] <keygen> element

From: Rimantas Liubertas <rimantas@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 15:35:04 +0300
Message-ID: <5ccfb3340807090535v5f5cfa03w29dea7751498d3fc@mail.gmail.com>
> For those of you who doesn't know what this element is doing; Its for
> generating a private/public certificate keypair. The browser keeps the
> private one, and the server gets the public one which it signs and
> then sends back to the browser. This is extremely useful for secure
> verification. Netbanks and other heavy security sites should/are using
> this.
> Is there any hope for this element? What information does which people
> want to make this an HTML5 standard?

how is this better than SSL/TLS?

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