[messaging] "Pseudoword" base32 fingerprints

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 18:07:48 PST 2014

On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 5:52 PM, Robert Ransom <rransom.8774 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Trevor is talking about generating a 'human-friendly' human-verifiable
>  'fingerprint' of a *public* key, not generating a password from which
> a *symmetric* key can be derived.

If you can generate a symmetric key, you can MAC the public keys with it.

Tony Arcieri
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