making the X.509 infrastructure available for OpenPGP
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Wed Feb 5 04:15:53 CET 2014
Am Di 04.02.2014, 21:05:10 schrieb Werner Koch:
> On Tue, 4 Feb 2014 17:09, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:
> > I don't know of a formalized way to do the other mapping, but it
> > seems like it would be pretty straightforward to embed the full
> > X.509 certificate in a notation packet on a self-sig (presumably a
> > self-sig
> PGP does this. IIRC, Hal Finney once posted the specs for this to the
> OpenPGP WG.
Wow. Does that mean that PGP can verify OpenPGP keys with X.509
certificates (in combination with a related OpenPGP certificate)? Or is
this just a "theoretical" feature?
Are there reasons (beside the obvious effort and work budget) for not
having implemented this in GnuPG?
Crypto für alle: http://www.openpgp-schulungen.de/fuer/unterstuetzer/
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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