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Re: [openpgp] Fingerprints



On Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:58, phill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx said:

>> work reliable for mass deployment.  Thus for backing up and syncing
>> private keys they use a letters and digits based code to seed a PRNG.
>
> I can't see the point of that.

The point is that typing

  A3HT-378G-WE7Q-....

works more reliable than scanning QR codes.

> Encrypt the private key(s) under a symmetric key, split the symmetric
> key into as many shares as you need. Print out the key shares on paper

Nobody talked about key splitting.


Salam-Shalom,

   Werner

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