[cp-global] Standard for publishing cryptographic information such as SSL Cert fingerprints and OTR Key fingerprints?

Petter Ericson pettter at acc.umu.se
Wed Sep 25 12:28:38 GMT 2013

The closest standard to what you are proposing I would say is WebFinger, which
is still in a draft stage.

Otherwise, I'd say making it a signed vCard might be a simple way of making it


On 25 September, 2013 - Johannes Fürmann wrote:

> Hi *,
> Some people, including me [0] have published an "id.txt", i.e. a
> GPG-signed file that includes all relevant information to verify
> encrypted communication, provided the person that wants to contact them
> has obtained their GPG keys out-of-band.
> I wondered if any of you know whether there are already people working
> on specifying a standard for all this, so that it is not only human- but
> machine-readable, so that one can easily download a file, and if it's
> verified, import the included keys into the browser, instant messenger, etc.
> If not so, do you have any suggestions?
> ~johannes
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