[cryptography] Web Cryptography API (W3C Working Draft 8 January 2013)

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Sun Mar 10 07:00:11 EDT 2013


On 10 March 2013 01:57, Ryan Sleevi <ryan+cryptography at sleevi.com> wrote:
> Finally, the recommendations are for what implementations should support.
> There is not any mandatory to implement suite at this point. Instead, it's
> looking at what are the algorithms in vast, sweeping use today in a number
> of protocols and applications, and that developers will expect or need
> supported to implement a variety of applications *that already exist
> today*.

Whilst I agree with most of what you said, if you want to have interop
with existing apps, then RSA OAEP is an odd choice, and the lack of
RC4 is also notable.



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