[Standards-JIG] The Great Encryption Debate

Peter Saint-Andre 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.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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