Allowing "duplicate" signatures

Florian Weimer fw at
Tue Aug 7 14:45:01 CEST 2001

David Shaw <dshaw at> writes:

>> Yes, definitely. If the patches posted here that I've written or something
>> similar gets included in GnuPG, then there is value in being able to add
>> and revoke signatures with various different notation data in them.
> A problem here is that the OpenPGP spec has no notion of revocation of
> a specific signature.

True, but for some applications, this wouldn't matter much (e.g. renewal
of a certificate before it expires).

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