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Re: [openpgp] Fingerprints and their collisions resistance

2013-01-05 21:19:56

On Jan 5, 2013, at 3:22 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:

iirc, there was a rough consensus within this working group that this
was probably a mistake in RFC 4880, and any future revision of the draft
should place the full key material into the revocation key subpacket
instead of the key's fingerprint.

I was about to comment that if we move on shifting to ECC keys as per Andrey's 
work on them, we could just about eliminate fingerprints and just use the keys.

Also, the point compression patent expired last year.


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