There is a tool called caff, which is the de-facto standard when dealing with keysigning (on a large scale, e.g. after a key signing party). This tool hasn't been touch in years, is written and configured in Perl (hence cannot be read and/or maintained :smile:) and is not easy to package, because of a lot of dependencies, etc. It is not even available in our default repositories (at least for Tumbleweed). In general there seems to be a certain kind of frustration with this software, but there is no real alternative available yet.
Ideally the new toolset should allow to organize a complete keysigning party, e.g. it should assist the organizer with:
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A good way of getting to know a new programming language is... writing some code. So although there are some good IRC bouncers, like ZNC, we want to write another one just for learning.
But why an IRC bouncer? Because it is not rocket science, but it implies network communication (acting as client and as server at the same time), handling concurrent connections... in a few words: it sounds fun.
I'd like to write a webservice comparable e.g. to Evernote or NextCloud. Emphasis of the project is that the server only provides storage for the actual data and keys; en- and decryption is to be performed by the client.
Optionally capabilities for sharing data with other users should be included.