WKD: User ID filtering

Andre Heinecke aheinecke at intevation.de
Thu Jun 21 12:35:46 CEST 2018


On Thursday, June 21, 2018 11:02:28 AM CEST Wiktor Kwapisiewicz wrote:
> Yes! That's a very good idea! Actually I was thinking about the same but 
> for EnigMail. WKD provides a good basis for initial contact encryption.
> Have you thought about extending it even further? For example if someone 
> types an unknown e-mail, presses Enter, the GpgOL could see if there is 
> a key available via WKD and if so, fetch it and enable encryption 
> entirely automatically!

Exactly. That is actually what I am currently working on for the next version. 
I can probably show a demo video next week about how it looks in GpgOL. 

Btw. Last year Neal, Bernhard and me worked on a concept how we would like to 
utilize WKD and the TOFU trust model for automated encryption. It can be found 

Maybe you find it interesting, I would be interested in your opinion.

It's my current focus for new feature work on Gpg4win.

Best Regards,

Andre Heinecke |  ++49-541-335083-262  | http://www.intevation.de/
Intevation GmbH, Neuer Graben 17, 49074 Osnabrück | AG Osnabrück, HR B 18998
Geschäftsführer: Frank Koormann, Bernhard Reiter, Dr. Jan-Oliver Wagner
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