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[Freedombox-discuss] my summary of yesterday's Hackfest

On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 03:51:05PM +0000, Matt Willsher wrote:
> My point is rather: why not just use X.509 keys and certs and why use
> GPG/PGP at all? X.509 is multi purpose, well adopted and well trusted.

One reason is that OpenPGP peer certification is less messy than
X.509 mesh PKI.  I believe that this is why the Monkeysphere[0]
project relies on GnuPG.

[0] http://web.monkeysphere.info/

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