[Security] PGP (XEP-0027)

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Tue Jun 2 16:49:58 CDT 2009

On Tue Jun  2 21:43:00 2009, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Thanks for the clarification. Personally I'd love to have key-login  
> to
> XMPP servers (and HTTP servers!)

Pick the right client and server, and you can do this already, albeit  
with X.509 rather than PGP.

>  so that we could move beyond passwords
> for authentication.

To be fair, that needs smart cards. (Unless you ignore the passphrase  
needed somewhere).

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