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Re: Agenda: <keygen> being destroyed when we need it

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2015 15:28:18 -0400
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, daniel Appelquist <appelquist@gmail.com>, "Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>, Wendy Setzer <wendy@seltzer.org>
Message-ID: <55E9F0D2.5000405@openlinksw.com>
On 9/2/15 6:25 PM, Harry Halpin wrote:
> If your request is to keep <keygen> *until* FIDO is in browsers, I
> think that's reasonable, although the user-base of people
> authenticating with client certificates is quite small. However, it is
> also reasonable to warn developers that it will be deprecated soon,
> and that new protocols or products should *not* depend on <keygen>.

Harry,

Why does it have to be one or the other? Choice is fundamental to any
pursuit of openness.

Let users and/or developers choose their preferences from a pool of
choices.

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