[zeromq-dev] Proposal for ZeroMQ certificate format

Laurent Alebarde l.alebarde at free.fr
Wed Oct 16 14:58:54 CEST 2013

If you put two fingerprints aligned in two lines, it takes less than a 
second to see if they differ or not, whatever is the lengh, even 256 bytes.

The brain is a nice piece of work.

Le 16/10/2013 13:59, Pieter Hintjens a écrit :
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 1:51 PM, T. Linden <tlinden at cpan.org> wrote:
>> So, I don't think it makes a big difference if the fingerprint is 32 or
>> 64 bytes long. No user in the real world would read it anyway. Usually a
>> piece of software would do the job of fingerprint comparing.
> If we agree on this as the use case, we can switch to SHA512 for the
> fingerprint.
> However I'm not convinced we can ignore manual verification. If I send
> you my public key and then call you to check whether you got it, how
> are you going to tell me what you got?
> -Pieter
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