OpenPGP card specification 2.0 improvement?
squalyl at gmail.com
Wed May 18 15:53:20 CEST 2011
Okay, that was just my 2 cents =)
On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 3:47 PM, Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 May 2011 15:04, squalyl at gmail.com said:
> > The spec could use this version, and require the previous verification of
> > the pin by VERIFY PIN.
> That would be an incompatible change and doesn't have any benefit.
> > With the current spec, the actual length of the PIN shall be available
> > somewhere. The current data only indicates the maximum length, thus
> > the PIN length is variable, but CHANGE REFERENCE DATA does not allow
> The length of the PIN is indeed variable. Sure it allows that.
> > Speaking of spec updates, I have more ideas, mainly the AID shall not
> > contain the serial number and the card shall use files instead of data
> > objects. Is a v3 spec planned for some day?
> Nope. The new ISO drafts even introduces extended object functions and
> that is what we might use in the next revision. There won't be a stupid
> old file system interface.
> Die Gedanken sind frei. Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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