Differences: OpenPGP vs. X.509
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Thu Jan 15 17:58:09 CET 2009
Stefan X wrote:
> Thus I am wondering if there are any efforts to synchronize or unite
> both formats?
Not that I've heard of from either WG.
PGP Corporation will allow you to import an X.509 certificate into the
WoT, but this strikes many people as a futile exercise.
> If not, which strategies/options may be appropriate to go in this way
> (e.g. embed one format into the other, using the same key parameters
The best strategy right now, apparently, is "don't."
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