Javascript and smartcard

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Sep 13 12:19:11 CEST 2016

On Tue, 13 Sep 2016 01:02, dkg at said:

> how to talk to gpg-agent for use of secret keys.  That way gpg-agent
> could delegate the work to the smartcard via scdaemon, and OpenPGP.js
> wouldn't need to know anything about the secret key material.

It might be worth to look at Native Messaging (Chrome) and Web
Extensions (Firefox) for accessing gpg-agent from OpenPGP.js.  The only
extra external dependency would then be a tool to connect stdin/stdout
to gpg-agent's socket (--browser-socket in that case) and maybe to
auto-start gpg-agent.



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