Re: including the entire fingerprint of the issuer in an OpenPGP certification

Ian G <iang@iang.org> Tue, 18 January 2011 08:06 UTC

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On 18/01/11 5:40 PM, Jon Callas (and others) wrote (words to effect):

> Still, making things better with a full fingerprint is a great idea.


Nod.

And, head towards the fingerprint, the whole fingerprint and nothing but 
the fingerprint!  Dispense with all these weird and wonderful variations 
that just generate code, bugs, posts, arguments, wacky philosophy and 
silly songs like "every bit is sacred."

Not that I'm dogmatic or anything :)

iang