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Re: eidviewer menu entry

Wouter Verhelst wrote:

On Sat, Nov 12, 2005 at 06:33:07AM -0500, Kevin Mark wrote:
On Sat, Nov 12, 2005 at 11:44:50AM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
[eidviewer menu category]
These things are about user identity and authentication for possibly
bank transactions or login like cryptographics tokes, no?

Well, yes and no.

It's supposedly possible to turn the X.509 key on the eID card into
something that can be used as an SSH key (though I wouldn't know exactly
how); also, with the (provided) mozilla plugins you can use it to sign
emails, etc.

However, the eidviewer (what this query is about) has nothing to do with
all that. A typical use case for the eidviewer is a hotel reception
where identity information needs to be stored and/or printed out. That's
something entirely different...

So, wouldn't they be in the same catagory as pgp or openct thingy?

I could do that, except that none of the binaries in opensc, openct, or
gnupg have a menu entry.

What about th eGUI frontends? For me, GnomePGP is in Apps -> Tools.

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