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Re: removing keygen from HTML

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2016 12:17:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJAGVW4JedX4P+eGjFDn4QkWBV=W5VdgJuD0apWojN91g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 30 May 2016 at 11:40, Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
wrote:

> Hi folks,
>
> there is an open issue [1] and open call for consensus [2] to remove
> keygen from HTML. Since the TAG, or its members, appear to have opinions
> about our spec, we'd be grateful to hear them.
>

KEYGEN is in use.  My understanding from reading various threads on this is
that, from the perspective of the free software and open source community,
it should only be deprecated / removed, when an adequate replacement (eg
from FIDO) becomes available.


>
> cheers
>
> Chaals
>
> [1] https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/43
> [2] http://www.w3.org/mid/op.yhs220oos7agh9@widsith.local
>
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