GnuPG patch: long fingerprints using PGP biometric word lists
smurf at noris.de
Mon Mar 5 09:15:01 CET 2001
> Some of the words appear to be cumbersome to pronounce for non-native
Probably. But that's not important, as the idea is that both partners
have the word list in front of them and are just verifying that the
words are the same. Whether I pronounce "chambermaid" correctly or
not doesn't matter.
> I'm not sure if this whole idea is a good one.
Well, it's better (faster, less error-prone) than reading a long hex
> The word list is probably copyrighted by NAI.
If that word list is in any source code from them, it's easy to check;
otherwise we could conceivably ask them...
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