signing a robot's key
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Mon Jan 3 19:14:47 CET 2005
On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 01:57:45AM +0000, C. D. Rok wrote:
> David Shaw wrote:
> >This is a general problem with signing any key that does not have a
> >direct mapping to a human being.
> Isn't it absurd - under any cicumstances - to invite non-humans into
> the WOT?
A key that does not have a direct mapping to a human being could be
something like 'postmaster'. There are humans somewhere there, just
not a direct mapping to one of them.
Even so, there are non-humans in the WoT right now, and have been for
quite a while. Even back as far as 1994, there was the SLED signing
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