Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 04:27:12 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Web of trust On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 11:00:42PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote: > ... considering the use of GPG, would it make sense to have at > least some kind of ???web of trust??? thing on the involved keys? Yes. I've been checking signatures on keys, although I did "have to" accept a few keys that were not verifiable in this way. I relied on other means of verification in those cases. > That plus > subscribing the project address when possible could help maintaining > some confidence about where the mail really ends (though that doesn't > mean it can't be leaked later). Yes. With personal addresses, I have to verify that they're acknowledged as addresses of the person involved with the project. There's definitely room for improvement here. Alexander
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