[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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