Jameson Rollins jrollins at
Thu Dec 16 07:01:42 EST 2010

On Wed, 15 Dec 2010 13:52:09 -0600, Dustin Kirkland <kirkland at> wrote:
> Still, it's not quite addressing the problem I think ssh-import-id
> solves for us -- dead simple, fast, secure retrieval of a public SSH
> keys by nothing more than a user name inserted into a URL.

This is pretty much what monkeysphere-authentication does as well.  The
hard part is really not retrieval of the keys, it's how to distribute
them.  Using the OpenPGP keyservers leverages a robust PKI that already
exists, rather than reinventing the wheel.

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