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Re: Open PGP in JS

From: Ron Garret <ron@flownet.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 12:54:25 -0800
Cc: public-identity@w3.org
Message-Id: <A3C90029-C75B-410A-8558-1E629405ED7D@flownet.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Note that the core functionality needed to implement this already exists:

http://digitalbazaar.com/forge/

The hard part nowadays is not the crypto but designing the UI and figuring out how to deploy it in a way that is resistant to XSS, phishing, MITM, etc.

rg

On Dec 13, 2011, at 7:15 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:

> Hi All
> 
> Just came across this project.
> 
> Abstract
> 
> This project aims to provide an Open Source OpenPGP library in
> JavaScript so it can be used on virtually every device in every
> country. It should allow you to sign, encrypt, decrypt, and verify any
> kind of text - in particular e-mails - as well as managing keys. The
> idea is to implement all the needed OpenPGP functionality in
> JavaScript and to reuse it in other projects.
> 
> http://openpgpjs.org/
> 
> Maybe interesting to this list?
> 
Received on Tuesday, 13 December 2011 20:57:28 GMT

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