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Re: web_gen bash script

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:01:57 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLHrG6e83hfxmukEaXsLs0EqFmzSvcA5sy+mnWtgK8PNg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
On 15 January 2018 at 12:14, Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>
wrote:

> Very odd that you are having trouble importing into Firefox.
> I have just tested it on Firefox on Mac and it worked fine – and it should
> be same implementation on Ubuntu.
>
> Note that Firefox uses the .p12 certificate format and that does require a
> password to import and export.
>
> I have copied the script to a proper Github repo:
> https://github.com/njh/gen-webid-cert
>
> Please submit any changes or enhancements there.
>


Very nice, thanks!

I've completed the task I needed for now.  But Im sure I'll get an
opportunity to try this again, and will report back.

Or perhaps someone else would like to try generating a WebID key via
script! :)


>
>
> nick.
>
>
> From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
> Date: Sunday, 14 January 2018 at 11:57
> To: Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>
> Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: web_gen bash script
>
>
>
> On 10 July 2017 at 11:09, Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> There are a lot of these around. I made this one in 2012! Doesn't time
>> fly?
>> https://gist.github.com/njh/2432427
>>
>
> Thanks Nick.  Strangely I was unable to import webid.pem into chromium or
> firefox (on ubuntu)
>
> On chrome it said the private key was invalid
>
> On firefox it asked for a password (there should be none)
>
> I'll try out the forks and investigate if something has changed
>
>
>>
>> There are quite a few forks of it too:
>> https://gist.github.com/njh/2432427/forks
>>
>>
>> I wonder if there should be a proper github repo containing 'one bash
>> script to rule them all'?
>> Then can do Pull Requests for improvements etc…?
>>
>>
>> nick.
>>
>>
>> From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
>> Date: Tuesday, 4 July 2017 at 09:45
>> To: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>, public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
>> Subject: web_gen bash script
>> Resent-From: <public-webid@w3.org>
>> Resent-Date: Tuesday, 4 July 2017 at 09:45
>>
>> A useful little script to generate WebID certificates.  Thanks to Tomáš
>> Klapka!
>>
>> https://gist.github.com/tomasklapka/ced88b6b72538a5ffe6baffcd898dea8
>>
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