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

On 03/01/2011 01:34 PM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Without plauing with it yet myself, I blindly assumed Monkeysphere was
> usable for exactly this: use GPG web of trust to assure certificates.

yes, this is exactly the use case (though i'd call it the OpenPGP web of
trust, if you want terminology nit-picking)

> more specifically: TLS allows for RESTful secure identity handling -
> which helps save bandwidth as is is friendly to proxies and other caching.

note: TLS can be done without X.509.  the two are separable:


(whether RFC 6091 is the way to go, or whether we should take the
X.509-cert-as-dummy-public-key-carrier approach is a separate question)



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