disjunct paths (was: Re: trust path lookup on server)

Gregor Zattler telegraph at gmx.net
Wed Nov 30 16:29:21 CET 2005

Hi David,
* David Shaw <dshaw at jabberwocky.com> [28. Nov. 2005]:
> On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 12:56:16AM +0100, Jaap Eldering wrote:
> Yes, it is.  There are a few servers that do more or less what you
> describe (for example http://www.lysator.liu.se/~jc/wotsap/).  It's
> useful to see the various paths, but unless you trust each step in the
> chain, it doesn't really help you get trust in the end point.

Doesn't it help if there are several disjunct paths?  Couldn't I
say I trust a User-Id if more than n discunct paths of trust
exist from my key to the other?

Ciao, Gregor

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