Photo ID patch, version 3

Len Sassaman rabbi at
Fri Aug 3 01:21:02 CEST 2001

You may want to document the format, and submit it to the OpenPGP working
group for inclusion in the Internet Draft.

(Since NAI hasn't done this...)

On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, David Shaw wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I've finished v3 of the Photo ID patch.  Thanks for all the feedback.
> V3 adds a bunch of new stuff:
>     * --no-show-photos to override a show-photos option in the config
>       file
>     * You can now sign a photo ID with either a v3 or v4 key.
>     * You can now add your own photo IDs from the edit menu with the
>       "addphoto" command.  The new ID is automatically self-signed.
>       "deluid" can delete a regular UID or a photo ID.
> There is also some more info on how to use different programs to
> display the photos.  It is good to use stdin instead of a temp file to
> avoid a potential swap-the-temp-file race on a multiuser box.  There
> is also a sample of how to use your MIME viewer to view the photos.
> This is starting to look pretty cool.  A few more releases and it
> should even be stable. ;)
> David
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