[foaf-protocols] This message should be signed

Story Henry henry.story at bblfish.net
Mon Jun 22 14:12:54 CEST 2009


On 22 Jun 2009, at 13:32, Toby A Inkster wrote:

> On 20 Jun 2009, at 09:26, Toby Inkster wrote:
>
>> Some SSL error message came up in Evolution when sending it, but it
>> didn't give me the chance to stop it sending.
>
> I've been looking at Apple Mail's support for this too, but it
> appears to only pick up on a certificate if the subjectAltName
> exactly matches the mail account's e-mail address. Obviously that
> can't work for FOAF+SSL keys as we've been using them so far.

This means that one would have to create certificates specially for  
the email, because I suppose a lot of people would not be too happy to  
be logging into services they are not so confident of, and them  
getting their email.

> However, technically subjectAltName is a comma-separated list, so I
> could have:
>
> subjectAltName=email:foo at example.com,URI:http://example.com/foo#me

yes, that should work. :-)

Henry


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