notation data & policy URL
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Apr 9 14:12:27 CEST 2004
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On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 01:23:41AM -0400, Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
> notation data (188.8.131.52) and policy URL (184.108.40.206) seem to be the place
> for human readable notes that don't fit neatly anywhere else....
> is there anything wrong with using the policy URL for non-URL text?
Yes. Policy URLs are URLs.
> example: i sign my brothers key while meeting for lunch... i could ~just~
> sign the key and leave it at that, or... i could specify the conditions of
> the signature:
> This is my brother. I've known him since 1976 and verified his key
> in person.
> is there a recommended way to include that information directly in my
> signature on his key?
Still, if you include all that information in the signature, you're
making the signature larger. A policy URL at least is small.
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