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Re: PGP aside

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 13:06:33 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLusDdhLQ4NEQNZDr3OQupizTc2VCG4OrOwfw-uujuVSw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>, WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
On 29 December 2011 13:05, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
>
> On 29 Dec 2011, at 13:04, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>
>> On 29 December 2011 13:03, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 29 Dec 2011, at 12:17, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 29 December 2011 10:31, Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>> A brief aside, which may or may not be of interest to WebID folk.
>>>>>
>>>>> I was reading through the OpenPGP spec last night, and noticed section 5.2.3.18 which describes the “Preferred Key Server” signature subpacket:
>>>>>
>>>>> “5.2.3.18.  Preferred Key Server
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>   (String)
>>>>>
>>>>>   This is a URI of a key server that the key holder prefers be used for
>>>>>   updates.  Note that keys with multiple User IDs can have a preferred
>>>>>   key server for each User ID.  Note also that since this is a URI, the
>>>>>   key server can actually be a copy of the key retrieved by ftp, http,
>>>>>   finger, etc.”
>>>>>
>>>>> It strikes me that as the spec explicitly provides for serving up a static resource (rather than the target being the URI of an HKP or LDAP server), it could quite easily be an endpoint which performs content negotiation and returns a variety of formats, for example PGP key data *and* linked data (which might contain, for example, a WebID profile).
>>>>
>>>
>>> yes, very cool. I have been wondering about this for a long time.
>>>
>>>> Nice find.  I already do this using the wot: vocal.
>>>
>>> You could do this with the cert ontology too no? What is missing?
>>
>> fingerprint?
>
> Can you be more specific?

http://xmlns.com/wot/0.1/#term_fingerprint

>
> Henry
>
>>
>>>
>>> Henry
>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> M.
>>>>>
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