Openpgp card serial numbers
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Jul 16 15:24:30 CEST 2007
On Mon, 16 Jul 2007 11:50, ged at solace.miun.se said:
> The specification for Openpgp card states that the serial number
> (+ manufacturers ID) must be globally unique. I wonder if this is truly
> needed or if "unique enough" would be ok.
Use a 0x0000 as manufacturer ID. Thisis declared as a test card.
> keyring wouldn't it be enough to register a single manufacturers ID for
> use of javacard openpgp card and create a random serial number at applet
I also thought about this and we should reserve a range of manufacturer
IDs just for this purpose. For example 0x8000..0xfffe + the serial
number would give enough space for this. Let me check with Achim what
we can put into the specs.
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