[OTR-users] PGP integration?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Sep 28 11:25:34 EDT 2012

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On 9/27/12 9:52 PM, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Sep 2012, Ian Goldberg wrote:
>> Subject: Re: [OTR-users] PGP integration?
>> On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 02:19:22AM +0100, Ximin Luo wrote:
>>> Hi, are there any plans to integrate OTR keys with PGP? (c.f.
>>> how monkeysphere integrates SSH keys with PGP).
>>> It's good that crypto products don't also try to provide a PKI
>>> and reimplement the wheel, but then they should actually *use*
>>> existing ones to fill this gap!
>> This comes up on the list now and again.  ;-)
>> One big problem is that there's no way to bind the PGP key for 
>> "bob at example.com" to the AIM ID "angrybob".
> That's why I want to submit an RFC for an OTRFP RRtype record for 
> use with DNSSEC/DANE, pretty much analogue to:
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hoffman-dane-smime
> It won't help you much against google changing dns on
> your at gmail.com, but at least yourname at yourdomain.com should be
> pretty reliable.

I like it.

> ps. That, and I still disagree with Ian and think RFCs count as
> peer reviews publications in the context of my Erdős–Bacon number.

I doubt that RFCs count for much in academia, but having written a few
I can attest that you'll receive lots of reviews by your peers (if the
specification is interesting and important, anyway).


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