[Freedombox-discuss] the FreedomBox 'bump' challenge
liw at liw.fi
Tue Jun 14 22:29:37 UTC 2011
On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 05:58:49PM -0400, anarcat wrote:
> My attempts at encoding big blobs with the "qrcode" package available
> under Debian were unsuccessful. Either I could write the qrcode and not
> read it back again, or i could just not write it at all.
QR codes can handle 2953 bytes of 8-bit binary data.
That's not a whole lof of data, for full contact information plus
an OpenPGP key. It's unrealistic to assume a whole key will fit.
Luckilyk, the PGP keyserver networks work pretty well, and
there's other ways of distributing the keys, too. You can,
for example, provide a URL to the public key.
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