On Mon, 2010-05-17 at 09:40 -0400, micah anderson wrote: > RFC 5081 is still quite a while off from widespread adoption. When it is > more widely adopted, we will be in a much better situation, until then > the monkeysphere is operating as an interim translation step (keeping > the on-the-wire protocol the same). > > We've been closely involved in GnuTLS development, one of the > monkeysphere developers has commit rights to the GnuTLS development > project, and is part of the IETF TLS working group. > > For a while we had to provide our own version of GnuTLS because > functionality that we needed for key translation was available in > GnuTLS: enabling it to read authentication subkeys emitted by GnuPG > under certain circumstances. The only modification needed simply enables > the library to parse a GNU extension to the String-to-key (S2K) > mechanism as laid out in RFC 4880. Fortunately, the patch that > monkeysphere developer Daniel Kahn Gillmor provided to GnuTLS was > accepted in version 2.6, so its supported natively now. Thanks for your detailed information :) Cheers, Chris.
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