multiple copies of the self-signature on the key

Janusz A. Urbanowicz alex at
Wed Jun 14 14:20:20 CEST 2006

On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 08:05:22AM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 12:29:03PM +0200, Janusz A. Urbanowicz wrote:
> > Hi, I am under an impression I reported that some time (~2 years) ago:
> > 
> > I have a setup where I send (and update) my pubkey to remote amchines
> > by downloading it from the keyserver network. Over time, preferences
> > are updated, subkeys are crosscertified. And new and new
> > self-signatures deposite on the key with old not being flushed. What
> > can I do with that?
> You can't stop the keyservers from storing all copies of your
> selfsig.  They have no crypto support so have no way to tell which (if
> any) is the "right" one to keep.

the latest one by timestamp?

just a thought


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