Comments on 2020-06-17 Tiny Gemini Client in Bash

I guess the URL schema is superfluous. 🙂

If somebody uses a client certificate with a common name set, we could use this to save a username when saving pages. An excellent way to self-identify.

Sadly, on the server side, I have not found a way to learn anything about the client certificate used. 😟

– Alex Schroeder 2020-06-17 21:41 UTC


I depends upon the library you are using for TLS. I use libtls, which makes it not only easy to use TLS, but to obtain information from the client certificate.

– Sean Conner 2020-06-17 22:21 UTC


Hm. I use Perl’s IO::Socket::SSL which allows me to examine the peer certificate, according to the do documentation but when I do it, there is nothing. πŸ˜•

– Alex Schroeder 2020-06-18 12:42 UTC


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