Order in which to remove a key...

David Srbecky dsrbecky at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 22:53:27 CEST 2005

Patrick Dickey wrote:
> Hi there everyone,
>    It seems I got into an issue with the key for this account.  I've
> signed this e-mail, and you'll probably notice it's a bad key.  So, I
> want to remove it, and create a new one.  My question is this.  Do I
> revoke it first, then delete it?  And, can I do this through the
> keymanager in Enigmail, or do I need to use the cmd-line?
>     Also, if anyone knows how to actually fix this issue (so I don't
> have to remove/recreate) the key, that would be greatly appreciated.
> I think what happened (for future reference) is that I had the
> password memorized for 120 minutes of idle time.  Then, I decided to
> upload my other keys to keyservers (I haven't had a chance to see if
> they are bad or not).  So, it tried to put this password in, and
> failed.  So, I retried with the correct password, and checked the box
> again on the last one.  Then I tried to send an e-mail with this key,
> and that's when it started being a "Bad Signature".
>     Thanks in advance for any information.
> Patrick Dickey.

OpenPGP Security Info

UNTRUSTED Good signature from Patrick Dickey (Pats Computer Solutions) 
<pats_comp_solutions at hotpop.com>
Key ID: 0x01D97BB0 / Signed on: 9.8.2005 22:35
Key fingerprint: D485 4A6A F3C1 38BA 798F 4E38 9581 C7CB 01D9 7BB0
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