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Janusz A. Urbanowicz alex at bofh.net.pl
Fri Dec 17 16:44:53 CET 2004

On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 07:06:06PM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 11:00:58 -0500 (EST), Adam Schreiber said:
> > The developers of Seahorse were wondering about the status of a couple
> > items and the general direction GPGME is headed in.  The items are:
> >   * Exporting Secret Keys
> There will be no way of exporting secret keys. Yes, I said so 2 years
> ago but meanwhile I realized that secret keys are too sensitive and we
> should not make it too easy for users to tinker with them.  If you
> need to copy secret keys forth and back between machines, something is
> wrong with your general setup or you have real special reasons for
> that which can and should be satisfied by well-thought out protocols.

What about export of subkeys only? This is the situatrion where user has a
good reason to mess with secret keys.

(Note that I don't use GPGME, I am sking only about best key material management

mors ab alto 

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