[pass] [PATCH] Add support for displaying QR codes.

Santiago Borrazás sanbor at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 22:11:30 CEST 2014

Good point George, but it's just as an easy way to get access to your
password from virtually any computer in case that you need it. Bitcoin
wallet Armory can put your private key in a qr code. Here I found this
page that shows how to create a paper wallet

On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 5:01 PM, George Angelopoulos <george at usermod.net> wrote:
> 2048 bit private key is too big for a qrcode.
> But even if it weren't, I don't see what the advantage is. Your key
> still gets decrypted on the device, even if only for a short time.
> So you could do the reverse and just keep the encrypted priv key on the
> device.
> If you trust the device, keep the key on it.
> If you don't trust the device, don't stick your key in it!
> On 06/20/2014 10:52 PM, Santiago Borrazás wrote:
>> Maybe this is not the best place to discuss this, but is it possible
>> to put your private key into a qr code? This could make pass tool
>> friendly across devices.
>> I was thinking to put all my encrypted
>> passwords in a public github repo and be able to access to my
>> passwords from any device passing my private key from a qr code and then putting
>> my password to decrypt the private key.
>> I would like to hear from security people if this it's viable or is
>> the worst idea ever.
>> On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:12 AM, George Angelopoulos
>> <george at usermod.net> wrote:

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