Garbled data in keyservers

Stefan Claas stefan.claas at
Mon Dec 10 19:00:51 CET 2018

On Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:34:49 +0100, Wiktor Kwapisiewicz wrote:
> On 10.12.2018 17:32, Stefan Claas wrote:
> > As per Werner's suggestion to make only the fingerprint available for (Web/API) searches,
> > is also a thing, because like i previously said a list of fingerprints for example can still be  
> This would solve some problems but not others. I think Web Key Directory (for
> people controlling their domains) coupled with Autocrypt (for everyone else)
> already solves a large number of use cases people need key servers. The only
> real problem that keyservers are good at is storing revocations in a way that is
> hard to delete.

Yes, WKD and Autocrypt is a really good enhancement.
> But if that is so "maybe we need just a revocation server" as someone said on
> the OpenPGP Email Summit 2018 (

Thanks for the link, just started reading the content. Very good read!

Best regards


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