notation data & policy URL
atom-gpg at suspicious.org
Fri Apr 9 18:49:14 CEST 2004
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> > 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.
i still don't 'get' why the notation data is in the form: foo=bar
why not have just 'foo', or 'bar'?
also, can a policy url and/or notation data be included in a self
PGP key - http://atom.smasher.org/pgp.txt
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"States of war are also understood to require the opposition
in the legislature to moderate its otherwise essential
functions of criticism. Calls are issued to stand behind
the political leadership and to display unity, with the
implication that the enemy is watching and that failure to
unite is tantamount to treason. These are not healthy
conditions for a democracy; indeed, they are the opposite of
-- Philip E. Agre, Department of Information Studies,
University of California, Los Angeles
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