[Standards-JIG] The Great Encryption Debate
stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Aug 15 20:01:43 UTC 2005
David Chisnall wrote:
> I agree with Ian's post. It is also important to support existing
> certificates for a reason not really covered:
> This gives us access to existing (large) webs of trust. I already have
> a CA Cert certificate (for example), so this puts me in a WoT which
> contains several thousand people. Unfortunately, CA Cert certificates
> are currently only associated with email addresses - although it would
> probably be easy for someone in the JSF to persuade them to allow
> signing of JID-based certificates.
I've talked with Duane about this and he is open to the idea, we just
need to make it happen. Let's poke him on the CAcert list about it.
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