[git] gnupg-doc - branch, master, updated. bcd8f46326e72f2d854c80fcd50bd19a022ebc4f

by Robert J. Hansen cvs at cvs.gnupg.org
Sun Aug 30 01:55:08 CEST 2015

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commit bcd8f46326e72f2d854c80fcd50bd19a022ebc4f
Author: Robert J. Hansen <rjh at sixdemonbag.org>
Date:   Sat Aug 29 19:55:03 2015 -0400

    Cleaned up language about revocation certificates.

diff --git a/web/faq/gnupg-faq.org b/web/faq/gnupg-faq.org
index 6a3f448..2765d49 100644
--- a/web/faq/gnupg-faq.org
+++ b/web/faq/gnupg-faq.org
@@ -1040,12 +1040,10 @@ A revocation certificate is a [[#define_key][certificate]] that possesses the
 information necessary to mark another certificate as unusable.  This
 is called ‘revoking’ the certificate.
-Recommended procedure is to generate a revocation certificate
-immediately after generating a new GnuPG key.  If the key is lost
-(say, if you have no backups of the key and you lose the smart card or
-laptop containing the key), you'll no longer be able to generate a
-revocation certificate.  Consult [[#generate_revocation_certificate][the FAQ instructions]] on how to do
+We recommended you create a revocation certificate immediately after
+generating a new GnuPG certificate.  Store it somewhere safe.
+Consult [[#generate_revocation_certificate][the FAQ instructions]] on
+how to do this.


Summary of changes:
 web/faq/gnupg-faq.org | 10 ++++------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

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