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commit 53453ba4ed50644f65f35fc7b45c590197edab13
Author: Robert J. Hansen <rjh at sixdemonbag.org>
Date:   Sat Aug 29 19:57:56 2015 -0400

    Cleaned up some language about ownertrust.

diff --git a/web/faq/gnupg-faq.org b/web/faq/gnupg-faq.org
index 2765d49..f5f98d8 100644
--- a/web/faq/gnupg-faq.org
+++ b/web/faq/gnupg-faq.org
@@ -1106,12 +1106,11 @@ owning that certificate to do proper validation of certificates, you
 can tell GnuPG “I am willing to trust this person’s validations as if
 they were my own.”
-/[For instance, I have fully validated John Hawley’s certificate.  I
-further believe, based on my knowing John, that he will be as careful
-about validating a certificate as I would be.  So if John validates
-your certificate, then if I pull your certificate down from the
-keyserver it will show up as a fully validated certificate. — rjh]/
+For instance: Alice has fully validated Bob’s certificate.  She further
+believes, based on her knowledge of Bob, that he will be as careful as
+she is about the certificates he validates.  Alice declares she has
+ownertrust in Bob.  Now, any certificates that Bob validates will appear
+to Alice as valid, too.
 * How do I start using GnuPG?


Summary of changes:
 web/faq/gnupg-faq.org | 11 +++++------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

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