Issuer Fingerprint (was: Vanity Keys)

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Tue Jan 13 16:18:48 CET 2015

Am Di 13.01.2015, 12:33:25 schrieb Werner Koch:

> A new key and signature packet version will take years to develop and
> deploy.

> Should be pursue this task or take a
> quick solution by using notation data?

I suggest doing it right now because this work would not have to be done 
for the next OpenPGP standard version any more. A notation-based 
solution would not be part of the next standard.

> The size of a signature will increase by 22 or even more

Who cares? Obviously not the average user who turns to 4096 bit keys 
now... In case there are applications which need to avoid this a 
configuration option might be introduced which avoids the additional 

Crypto für alle:
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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