valid sig, invlalid key?
Wed, 23 Aug 2000 20:21:31 -0400 (EDT)
Wow! In less than 30 minutes I receive multiple answers and get the guy off
Thank you all.
On 24-Aug-2000 Frank Tobin wrote:
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> David Turley, at 19:47 -0400 on Wed, 23 Aug 2000, wrote:
>> *** PGP Signature Status: good
>> *** Signer: My Company <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Invalid)
>> *** Signed: 8/23/2000 10:39:46 AM
>> *** Verified: 8/23/2000 4:20:59 PM
>> *** BEGIN PGP VERIFIED MESSAGE ***
>> The message verifies as good, but what's the (Invalid) message?
> While I personally haven't used PGP in years, "Invalid" is likely PGP's
> terminology for something being "not validated"; that is, the receiving
> end has not validated through the Web Of Trust that the key actually
> belongs to "My Company".
> Personally, I really don't like term "invalid" in these scenarios, because
> "invalid" is not really the inverse of "valid"; "invalid" positively
> reflects something being corrupted, while "valid" positively reflects
> authenticity. The situation is more in the middle; "unknown validity".
> - --
> Frank Tobin http://www.uiuc.edu/~ftobin/
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