[whatwg] Smart cards and the <keygen> element

Anders Rundgren anders.rundgren at telia.com
Thu Jun 4 11:40:23 PDT 2009

A guesstimate is that less than 1 out of 10 000 smart cards actually
are provisioned with <keygen>.  There are two reasons for that:

   1. <keygen> does not support the information/processes involved
   2. current smart cards are unsuitable for on-line provisioning by end-users

Due to this smart cards are generally always provisioned by card
administrators using highly proprietary and expensive software,
mostly only running on Windows.

There's no problem to fix in other words!


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