[thelist] Digital Signature of Documents

Eduardo Kienetz eduardok at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 08:38:16 CST 2008

On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 1:32 AM, Ken Schaefer <Ken at adopenstatic.com> wrote:
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Daniel Burke
>  Sent: Friday, 7 March 2008 4:57 PM
>  To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
>  Subject: Re: [thelist] Digital Signature of Documents
>  > The whole purpose of private keys is that they're private.
>  > Personally, if someone issues me a private key, I'll burn it right
>  > there and then.
>  Really? So when you work in an organisation, and they issue you with a smartcard or similar certificate for authentication, you "burn it right there and then"?

Actually, that is exactly one important point in PKI. The private key
should be 'distributed' through a physical medium, and not online
(there are so many issues with downloading something: browser caching,
proxy servers, etc).

Carlos, is workflow software you use today open source?

Eduardo Bacchi Kienetz
LPI Certified - Level 2

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