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Re: GPG 2.1 released

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:01:55 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLUFdes1Qe=s2g5PWgJzajr4-4NNOaEQ13F5hzVZGCw7w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>, public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
On 24 November 2014 at 17:30, Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Bookmark: A possible score for WebID?
>

I already share my WebID (RSA) keys through my GPG key and X.509 cert, but
this should make it easier for the two eco systems to reuse each other's
tooling.


>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> 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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