Well known

tech, email

Everyday I learn something new. I’ve come across the .well-known directory at the root of domains before, but I don’t remember why. Today a post on, where else, Hackernews mentions a proposal for a /.well-known/change-password, and this led me to learn there’s a whole standards-based system to this directory, intended for auto-discovery things such as Thunderbirds email configuration but also GPG key discovery. So, using this script I’ve placed my key in the right place. If I understand it well, your (recent) openpgp software should find the key automagically when you’re trying to email me.