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Re: epg.el: epg--status-GET_LINE not working?


From: Neal H. Walfield
Subject: Re: epg.el: epg--status-GET_LINE not working?
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 21:42:14 +0200
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.15.9 (Almost Unreal) SEMI-EPG/1.14.7 (Harue) FLIM/1.14.9 (Goj┼Ź) APEL/10.8 EasyPG/1.0.0 Emacs/24.5 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO)

At Wed, 05 Jul 2017 22:03:30 +0300,
Teemu Likonen wrote:
> Daiki Ueno [2017-07-05 18:25:29+02] wrote:
> > Teemu Likonen <address@hidden> writes:
> > Anyway, I would rather ignore "tofu.conflict" like the attached patch
> > (not tested), until it becomes really useful.
> 
> I agree but with a small addition. That skips the "GET_LINE
> tofu.conflict" case (which I think is good) but user is left without any
> information about what happened. Function epg-signature-to-string will
> return a string like this:
> 
>     Good signature from [keyid] [user id] created at
>     2017-07-05T21:25:57+0300 using RSA
> 
> The signature is good but the usual "(trust ...)" is missing so there is
> no information about key's validity. I suggest adding just the tofu
> conflict info. With a patch like below the mentioned function would
> return:
> 
>     Good signature from [keyid] [user id] (trust: tofu-conflict) created
>     at 2017-07-05T21:25:57+0300 using RSA

Why not implement TOFU support properly by showing the conflict and
allowing the user to resolve it instead of what appears to me to be a
workaround?



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