--lsign --add-me or the invisible WoT

Stefan Claas sac at 300baud.de
Sat Jul 20 12:20:29 CEST 2019

Stefan Claas via Gnupg-users wrote:

> Hi all,
> now since we have Hagrid and WKD I was wondering if in the future an
> additional paramemter like --add-me for --lsign would make sense, for
> people still in need of a WoT?
> The idea would be that people --lsign each others keys and GnuPG,
> or other public key crypto software, would then save an additional
> file in the key ring, allowing users to exchange that blob so that
> only they can see that other people, which belong to their WoT, have
> lsigend their pub key.
> Well, just a thought ...

To be more precise, when exporting a blob it should be something like
--export-blob Alice, so that users can individually choose what parts
of the blob will be exchanged, so that they do not have to reveal the
whole blob, containing all lsigned users.


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