GPGME_ATTR_CAN_SIGN vs. GPGME_ATTR_CAN_CERTIFY
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Jul 9 03:03:02 CEST 2003
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On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 07:34:34PM -0400, Gordon Worley wrote:
> I'm not clear on what the real difference here is. Wouldn't the keys
> that can sign be the same as the ones that can certify? In what case
> would you have a key that could do one but not the other?
> Or maybe I misunderstand the use of certify here?
Sign means to sign data (i.e. --sign). Certify means to certify a key
While technically any key that can sign at all can sign both data and
other keys, the key flags may dictate otherwise.
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