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sq, Sequoia PGP's CLI, Released

Last month we released version 1.0 of our versatile, low-level OpenPGP library, sequoia-openpgp. Now we have released the first version of sq, version 0.23, which is meant for general use.

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Sequoia PGP v1.0 Released: The Seedling's a Sapling

Version 1.0. It’s here. After three and a half years of development, we are happy to announce the release of version 1.0 of Sequoia!

The release includes the low-level crate sequoia-openpgp, and a program to verify detached signatures geared towards software distribution systems called sqv.

We will support this API with security updates for at least one year. In 9 months, we will announce whether we will extend this commitment. The two main criteria will be our financial situation (please donate, or sponsor a developer or two), and the number of users.

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Sequoia v0.20.0 released

We have just released version 0.20.0 of Sequoia. The release includes the low-level crate sequoia-openpgp, a program to verify detached signatures geared towards software distribution systems called sqv, and a commandline frontend for Sequoia implementing the Stateless OpenPGP Command Line Interface called sqop.

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Sequoia v0.19.0 released

We have just released version 0.19.0 of Sequoia. The release includes the low-level crate sequoia-openpgp, a program to verify detached signatures geared towards software distribution systems called sqv, and a commandline frontend for Sequoia implementing the Stateless OpenPGP Command Line Interface called sqop.

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Sequoia v0.18.0 released

We have just released version 0.18.0 of Sequoia. The release includes the low-level crate sequoia-openpgp, a program to verify detached signatures geared towards software distribution systems called sqv, and a commandline frontend for Sequoia implementing the Stateless OpenPGP Command Line Interface called sqop.

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Sequoia v0.17.0 released

We have just released version 0.17.0 of Sequoia. The release includes the low-level crate sequoia-openpgp, a program to verify detached signatures geared towards software distribution systems called sqv, and a new commandline frontend for Sequoia implementing the Stateless OpenPGP Command Line Interface sqop. While SOP is not intended for daily use, it is a good way to interact with and explore OpenPGP implementations. SOP is primarily used as abstraction in the OpenPGP interoperability test suite.

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Towards Sequoia v1.0

For the past few weeks, Sequoia has been in a feature freeze as we make final preparations for the 1.0 release. This is an exciting time for us. Although there are already several users of our software, we look forward to offering them a stable API, and the promise of security updates. And, we hope that a 1.0 release will generate more interest in Sequoia and, consequently, more opportunities to collaborate with other projects.

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Certificate Flooding, SKS and GnuPG Issues, and the Sequoia Project

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Hagrid: A New Verifying Key Server Built on Sequoia

On Wednesday, Vincent launched a new key server at keys.openpgp.org! What makes this launch special is that keys.openpgp.org is running Hagrid —“The Keeper of Keys”—a new verifying key server, which is written in Rust and based on Sequoia. Even though the launch didn’t receive much media attention, 700 people have already verified their keys in the 48 hours since the announcement.

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At the Tree Nursery, First Impressions

Our last status update was six months ago, shortly after our first preliminary release. Since then, quite a bit has happened in and around Sequoia.

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