[foaf-protocols] Easy-ish certificate generation tool

Joe Presbrey presbrey at csail.mit.edu
Thu Aug 19 01:23:46 CEST 2010

Cool! Success here.

[presbrey at endor tmp]$ openssl pkcs12 -in alice.p12 -nodes | openssl
x509 -text | grep -iA1 alter
Enter Import Password:
MAC verified OK
            X509v3 Subject Alternative Name:

Fedora release 13 (Goddard)
Linux #1 SMP Tue Jul 6 22:32:17 UTC 2010
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Gambas IDE looks just like I remember VB6, but the ALL CAPS SYNTAX
takes me back much further! Nice job,

Joe Presbrey

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Toby Inkster <mail at tobyinkster.co.uk> wrote:
> I've been playing with Gambas recently (a VisualBasic-like language)
> and have put together a Wizard-based tool that lets you generate
> WebID-enabled self-signed X.509 certificate in PKCS12 format, ready to
> import into your browser.
> You simply give it your details (name, locality, region, etc), tell it
> your WebID, and tell it where you want to save the certificate, and the
> Wizard will generate the WebID certificate for you, and provide you
> with a little snippet to paste into your FOAF file (it provides
> RDF/XML, Turtle and RDFa).
> There's pre-built packages for Fedora and Mandriva, which I've had
> varying degrees of success using, plus a tarball of the source.
> http://buzzword.org.uk/2008/foaf_ssl/MakeWebIDCert/
> --
> Toby A Inkster
> <mailto:mail at tobyinkster.co.uk>
> <http://tobyinkster.co.uk>
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