Encryption to key with multiple subkeys

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Wed May 12 01:10:51 CEST 2010

On 05/11/2010 04:02 PM, markus reichelt wrote:
> * Joke de Buhr <joke at seiken.de> wrote:
>> I'm not quiet sure but shouldn't gnupg encrypt to both (all
>> not-revoked) encryption keys in this case? This way the user could
>> decrypt the encrypted message (email) regardless what encryption
>> keys secrets are available at the current location.
> Nope. More to the point, think about people having both private UID
> and business UID on the same key - the way you describe it could mix
> things up badly.

How so?  There’s no connection between UIDs and keys....

—Alex Mauer “hawke”

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