[ANN] Hockeypuck: OpenPGP Keyserver

Casey Marshall casey.marshall at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 06:37:10 CET 2012

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On 11/05/2012 11:12 AM, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote:
> On 11/05/2012 04:04 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
>> On 11/04/2012 10:46 PM, Casey Marshall wrote:
>>> I’d like to share Hockeypuck, an OpenPGP Keyserver I’ve 
>>> developed in Go (http://golang.org).
>> Cool, i'm glad to hear of it.  Does this sync with any of the 
>> existing SKS network?  I saw no mention of peer synchronization 
>> in the README or the project page.
>> --dkg
> Indeed interesting to hear of new keyserver implementations, and 
> having a less homogeneous system should only be beneficial to the 
> overall security.
> Re SKS sync, this seems to be filed as a RFE/bug already at [0]. 
> Does it currently sync through the old PKS system / email?

Not yet, but soon. PKS syncing is an easier stop-gap measure while I
study set reconciliation.

> Another RFE seems to be RFC6637 support - as the keyserver at the 
> moment seems unable to accept my key [1]. In addition, if you want 
> the keyserver to be included in the pool[2] I'd request a 
> /pks/lookup?op=stats implementation similar to SKS (and indeed 
> GnuKS[3], that is implemented with a Software: header)

All excellent suggestions, opened in Launchpad. Thanks for the feedback!

> Looking forwards to seeing how this keyserver evolves :)
> [0] https://bugs.launchpad.net/hockeypuck/+bug/1044767 [1] 
> https://keys2.kfwebs.net/pks/lookup?op=vindex&search=0x43FE956C542CA00B
[2] https://sks-keyservers.net/status/
> [3] http://key-server.org:11371/pks/lookup?op=stats
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