OpenPGP Card implementation

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Nov 14 17:47:34 CET 2006

On Tue, 14 Nov 2006 13:30, kfitzner at said:

> I did some investigation, and there are lots of java card platforms that
> would be eminently usable for the OpenPGP smartcard.  The hard part is
> redoing the code from BasicCard to Java.  The hardware is easy to obtain.

The cards are pretty expensive.  Many users claim that the 10 to 15
Euro you need to pay for one of our cards is already too expensive.
Yes, I know there are cheaper cards.  But do you really want to wait
up to 2 seconds for a signature?



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