[Standards-JIG] UPDATED: JEP-0027 (Current Jabber OpenPGP Usa ge)

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Tue Mar 16 08:02:37 UTC 2004


On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 07:14:58PM -0800, Justin Karneges wrote:
> This means that we could store bare JIDs in RFC 882 form, such as:
>   Justin Karneges <justin at andbit.net>
> 
> or by creating our own format, such as:
>   im:justin at andbit.net
> 
> I prefer the former, because it extends the notion of the "user at host.com" 
> format as a non-protocol-specific universal ID, which I feel is more in line 
> with PGP's purpose.  However, I remember an argument last year advocating the 
> latter, to cover domain configurations that provision the same username to 
> two different people depending on service/protocol.  Do we really need to go 
> there?

IMHO booth should be possible. But I would use prefix "jid:", "jabber:"
or "xmpp:".

If no of "prefixed" key ids is known, then the key with matching email
is to be used as the 'universal' key.

Greets,
	Jacek



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