[tahoe-dev] Accounting, 2010 edition

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Wed Jan 5 12:03:46 UTC 2011


> GPG requires more clicks, more thought, and more administration than 
> insecure communication.

and jumping off a cliff is easier than a long march.  i.e. different
goals and different results.

> The way secure communication should work is that
> 
> 1: a hash of a rule identifying a public key should serve the function
> of an email address or buddy identifier.
> 
> 2: Instead of dns mapping human readable centrally allocated and
> controlled names to network addresses, we should have some system that
> maps these hashes to network addresses.
> 
> By thus consolidating the two channels into one, we could have a
> secure system with no additional clicks for security in common routine
> operations.

i look forward to trying your replacement

trandy



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