[whatwg] keygen [was: Re: Headings and sections, role of H2-H6]

James Graham jgraham at opera.com
Sat May 1 12:49:25 PDT 2010

On Sat, 1 May 2010, Nikita Popov wrote:

> I do not deny, that keygen has it's use cases (the "nobody" was hyperbolic). 
> I only think, that the use cases are *very* rare. It is overkill to introduce 
> an HTML element therefore. It would be much more sane to provide a JS API (as 
> Janos proposed.) [I would do it myself, but I have only very little knowledge 
> on encryption.]

No one is "introducing" anything. It has already existed for years. We can 
either document it or force new entrants to the market to reverse engineer 
it on thier own. document reality rather than ignoring it is oe of the 
fundamental purposes of this effort.

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