timestamp notation @gnupg.org
jerome at jeromebaum.com
Mon Jun 27 15:31:56 CEST 2011
> What I miss is a real use case for it. Is there someone implementing a
> general purpose time stamping service? IIRC, there used to be some 10
> years or more ago. Still any? I don't know.
There are a lot of general purpose time stamping services, such as
<www.itconsult.co.uk/stamper.htm> -- though that is the only one I
know of that is OpenPGP-based.
> We have way too many features in OpenPGP and GPG with the majority of
> them not being used. Adding a yet another new feature should only be
> done if there is real world need for it.
I think the timestamp-only notation has a disputable use-case, but
timestamp-interval doesn't. If this were added to GnuPG I'd definitely
enable it (and probably set the resolution to P1D). The OP gave a very
good use case when he started this thread, and we've seen other cases
where a fake or lower-resolution timestamp would be useful.
While I didn't see/read the ages-old thread that was mentioned before,
you allegedly even agreed to implement something roughly equivalent in
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