Keypair ????

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Mar 19 09:20:01 CET 2003

On 18 Mar 2003 07:14:44 -0600, Jacob Perkins said:

> Is there a better way to do this?

No.  One reason why I don't want to have a flag in the public key
listing is that it might be hard to decide whether a secret key is
available.  Consider the case that the secret key is stored on a
smartcard - you can't be sure whetehr the smartcard is currently
available or not.  By explicily asking for a secret key, the user
might be informed by the smartcard gadget, that he should insert his

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