[Re-listening to the Silmarillion awakens in me the desire to be creative]

Are there many designers here? I'm sure there're some although I haven't found many yet.

Let's use the tag - short and easy - for any user interface concepts of networks?

Since whole interface concepts require a lot of time and energy, I shall post under this tag small features that could be. The ones I'm too shy or too lazy to submit as issues. :)

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To open closed doors, I shall start with keys.

Some use , some hate it.
Assume that is a LoremIpsum placeholder for any key system.

Many users here cram in fingerprints and post external links. Yet if one uses Fediverse daily, why send me to Keybase, why not encourage me to grab their public key directly from the social profile one uses most often? Uploading it would take a second.

@lightone Having a convenient way to sign and verify posts with PGP would be so great.

@drq, aren't posts signed already when federated?

@alex they are. But it is a server-side key, which only provides internal authentication.

What I mean is, 'your', client-side PGP key.


@drq @alex I too am a little skeptical this client-side approach is achievable, taking into account the number of implementations and clients provided by the community. 🤔

My idea was much less ambitious - adding the ability to upload public key(s) and conveniently share them (keeping them up to date would be on the user). That way I could grab your pubkey any time (quickly, easily, no need to go anywhere) and perhaps be encouraged to send you a private direct message.

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