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#830 in Cryptography

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Shared OpenPGP Certificate Directory

This crate implements a generic OpenPGP certificate store that can be shared between implementations. It also defines a way to root trust, and a way to associate pet names with certificates. Sharing certificates and trust decisions increases security by enabling more applications to take advantage of OpenPGP. It also improves privacy by reducing the required certificate discoveries that go out to the network.


lib.rs:

Shared OpenPGP Certificate Directory

This crate implements a generic OpenPGP certificate store that can be shared between implementations. It also defines a way to root trust, and a way to associate pet names with certificates. Sharing certificates and trust decisions increases security by enabling more applications to take advantage of OpenPGP. It also improves privacy by reducing the required certificate discoveries that go out to the network.

Note that this crate is only concerned with the low-level mechanics of the certificate directory and does not depend on an OpenPGP implementation. This is the reason it returns opaque [Data] when retrieving certificates. Generally, it has to be combined with an OpenPGP implementation to be useful.

Dependencies

~1.5–7.5MB
~134K SLoC