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[whatwg] Problem with <keygen> in html 5

From: Stefan Santesson <stefan@aaa-sec.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 11:11:28 +0200
Message-ID: <C60236E0.1500%stefan@aaa-sec.com>
Trying again as subscriber the list. Sorry if this gets double posted.


On 4/8/09 10:49 AM, "Stefan Santesson" <stefan at aaa-sec.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> My name is Stefan Santesson and I?m co-chair of the PKIX working group in the
> IETF.
> The PKIX work group is responsible for the PKI related standards produced in
> the IETF, among those the very first certificate standard RFC 2459.
> 
> RFC 2459 is referenced through out section 4.10.11. The keygen element.
> The problem is that RFC 2459 was obsoleted years ago by RFC 3279 and RFC 3280
> back in 2002. RFC 3280 was further Obsoleted by RFC 5280 in 2008 while RFC
> 3279 has been updated by the RFCs 4055, 4491 and 5480.
> 
> For example the following text in HTML 5
> 
> ?3. Let algorithm be an ASN.1 AlgorithmIdentifier structure as defined by
> RFC2459, with the algorithm field giving the ASN.1 OID used to identify
> signature algorithm, using the OIDs defined in section 7.2 ("Signature
> Algorithms") of RFC2459, and the parameters field set up as required by
> RFC2459 for AlgorithmIdentifier structures for that algorithm. [X690]
> [RFC2459]?
> 
> The se aspects of section 7.2. of RFC 2459 was moved to RFC 3279, which in
> turn has been updated by the RFCs listed above.
> 
> I would recommend that you look over these references.
> 
> Stefan Santesson
> AAA-sec.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
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