Key servers wanting to join the keys.pgp.net service should be willing to
comply with the charter:
If all the above are acceptable (or you want to discuss them),
and you would like to add your server to one of the domains,
you should contact:
Sites participating should return the standard help text(s) for the
For keys.pgp.net, keys.uk.pgp.net, and other English Speaking countries,
this may just be the default, English text.
However, all keys.no.pgp.net servers must also respond to "HELP NO" with
the Norwegian text.
To ensure that the returned information is up to date, and that ADD
requests propagate, all servers should sync with at least 3 (?) other pgp.net
We are keen to make the HELP text page available in as many laanguages as
possible, so any offers of translations are greatfully accepted.
Ideally we would like a URL of the definative version,
but failing that, we can make do with a copy on www.pgp.net.
HTML version are welcome as well as plain text versions.
We also need a few bits of glue for the other pages. One is some text to put
at the top of all other pages to indicate how to get the page using email and
the Web, e.g. for English we have:
English: For an English version of this text please send a mail with a subject
line of "HELP" to firstname.lastname@example.org, or access the URL
We also need a suitable name for the languiage to appear in the list
Before advertising a new domain, we would like to be reasonably sure that there
is likley to be continued availability of at least one server for that domain.
Once a domain has been announced, it should persist indefinately.
If there is an unexpecetd problem, we can make a domian point to a server not
in that domain, but we would prefer not to do that routinely.
As such, creating a new domain requires a bit more than joining an exsisting
The currently available languages for the help text are:
Wed Feb 28 22:23:04 GMT 1996