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Re: GPG 2.1 released

From: Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:30:11 -0600
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Cc: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>, public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
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> On Nov 23, 2014, at 9:35 PM, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> Improved X.509 certificate creation
> In addition to an improved certificate signing request menu, it is now possible to create a self-signed certificate using the interactive menu of gpgsm.
> In batch mode the certificate creation dialog can now be controlled by a parameter file with several new keywords. Such a parameter file allows the creation of arbitrary X.509 certificates similar to what can be done with openssl. It may this be used as the base for a CA software. For details see the “CSR and certificate creation” section in the manual.
> The new commands --export-secret-key-p8 and –export-secret-key-raw= may be used to export a secret key directly in PKCS#8 or PKCS#1 format. Thus X.509 certificates for TLS use may be managed by gpgsm and directly exported in a format suitable for OpenSSL based servers.
> https://gnupg.org/faq/whats-new-in-2.1.html

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