Re: OpenPGP keysigning: alternate encodings for fingerprint exchange
On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 02:10:40PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> I think that hexadecimal is a fairly poor pre-encoding for information
> exchange via data to speech and speech to data engines (aka voice boxes,
> brains and fingers). Reading out and typing long strings of hexadecimal
> digits at OpenPGP keysignings is tedious and annoying.
What about instead using a wordlist of size 65536 or 256 so you have
a clean correspondence to the hex words? That would make it easy for
humans to do.