Is a PGP-based password manager a good idea in 2019?

Allan Odgaard lists+pass at
Sun Sep 1 12:37:44 CEST 2019

On 1 Sep 2019, at 12:24, Allan Odgaard wrote:

> Sure, if we re-implement the features currently being used from GPG, 
> switching to an alternative would go unnoticed :)
> But that feature list also includes key management, for example teams 
> may encrypt passwords for multiple recipients and/or with different 
> keys for different sub-folders.

It turns out that `gopass` re-implements GPG including key storage as an 
alternative backend, so you can see what is involved here:

They use protocol buffers as the “file format” (when using this 
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