Re: [openpgp] OpenPGP Web Key Directory I-D

Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org> Fri, 09 November 2018 13:45 UTC

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From: Werner Koch <wk@gnupg.org>
To: Wiktor Kwapisiewicz <wiktor@metacode.biz>
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Subject: Re: [openpgp] OpenPGP Web Key Directory I-D
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On Fri,  9 Nov 2018 12:37, wiktor@metacode.biz said:

> If I'd be designing such a protocol now I'd probably overlay it on top
> of WebFinger (RFC 7033) but currently the benefits would not
> counter-balance added work for everyone involved.

I actually looked into WebFinger but figured that there is no need to
employ yet another protocol format (JSON) and possible require special
handling on the server side.


Salam-Shalom,

   Werner

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