On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 06:12:25PM -0500, Raphael Geissert wrote:
> This is offtopic to your questions, but I should better say this now than
> forgetting about this idea:
> For the new users registration process what about making mentors:
> * require the key to be in a keyserver so it can fetch it from there, and
> removing the current 'upload your key' way.
Good idea. Putting that on the todo list.
> * and once the key has been imported in mentors' local keyring, the user
> should fetch mentors' public key in order to send an encrypted message
> either via web or via email to mentors in a format such as the following so
> the new account is created:
> Email: email@example.com
> Password: foobar
Sounds like the way Ubuntu verifies members' keys and in the process
gets their "EULA" accepted. Yes, let's steal that idea.
Thanks for your ideas.
firstname.lastname@example.org www.workaround.org JID: email@example.com
gpg key: 79CC6586 fingerprint: 9B26F48E6F2B0A3F7E33E6B7095E77C579CC6586