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Re: TODO: GNU TLS

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc, Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>
Subject: Re: TODO: GNU TLS
Date: 2006-12-30 16:14:16
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> > This would be the big feature I think is missing from our current SSL
> > support.  I don't think it'd be terribly difficult to support with
> > either library (I think most of the work would be on the PG user auth
> > side, which would be useable by either).
> 
> Wouldn't it be a lot more logical to support authentication with X.509
> certificates rather than PGP keys?

The use of PGP in this manner is silly imo. X.509 would certainly be
interesting.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake


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