using gpg keys with tls
Marc.Mutz at uni-bielefeld.de
Tue Apr 29 22:30:02 CEST 2003
On Thursday 03 April 2003 07:08, David Shaw wrote:
> Well, RFC-2440 has the details on getting the bits. BUT: there were
> a number of drafts giving all the fiddly details of using OpenPGP
> keys in TLS. You might have to do some digging to track them down
> since I believe most are expired now. FWIW, PGP supports this as
> well, but I don't know the exact details of how they implemented it,
> or whether it is compatible with the drafts I mentioned.
It's draft-ietf-tls-openpgp-keys-03.txt, which was released in April'03.
It's one thing to accept a risk to your own data, but quite another to
standardize on something that imposes that risk on others, no matter
how unlikely you think it is that anything "really bad" will happen,
and no matter how desirable the outcome. -- Bart Schaefer, on ietf-822
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