[Freedombox-discuss] the FreedomBox 'bump' challenge

Paul Gardner-Stephen paul at servalproject.org
Wed Jun 15 22:46:46 UTC 2011


On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:33 PM, Clint Adams <clint at debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 02:56:10PM -0700, Stefano Maffulli wrote:
>> If I understand it correctly, it's part of the standard
>>  http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2426.txt
> It has KEY, which is supposed to contain the entire certificate,
> which is, as other people have said, highly impractical in
> a QR code.  I don't see anything else relevant.

Well, Elliptic Curve, e.g., Curve25519, can produce very short
certificates, around 96 bytes to sign a block of data as I recall.
Thus it may be possible after all.


>> but the addressbook software I use daily doesn't offer a GUI to edit
>> those fields.
> I believe that dkg has suggested OPENPGPFPR4 for fingerprints, and
> kaddressbook uses X-KADDRESSBOOK-OPENPGPFP for the same.
> If there are going to be smartphone applications extracting
> this information, it might be wise to standardize.
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