public keyring analysis...

Edwin Woudt edwin at
Sat Sep 8 13:59:02 CEST 2001

"Rustad, Aaron" <ARustad at> wrote:

> I would like to analyze the data structure of the public key ring file for
> incorporation into a Java application. Obviously I would like to extract
> information for display purposes.

The data format is documented in RFC 2440 and it's update:

Cryptix OpenPGP is a java library that (amongst others) can read keyrings:

Being a full openpgp lib, it might be a bit overkill for you. Also, it 
cannot parse the trust database yet.


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