removing revoked or expired signatures

Johan Wevers johanw at
Wed Aug 10 09:45:07 CEST 2005

Raymond wrote:

>Is it possible to remove a revocation certificate?

Technically, yes. But no implementation I know of allows this because
it would make someone vulnerable for attack is someone gained access
to your machine. However, when a legitimate reason exists (accidentally
revoked a key, revocation not yet sent to keyserver and no backup
present) it can be done.

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