[moderm@gmx.net: expire date on keys]

zander@microweb.nl zander@microweb.nl
Fri, 2 Jul 1999 09:46:07 +0100 (WET DST)

> I generated a key pair with --gen-key and set an expire date on my
> key. The UID is "Mario Moder <moderm@gmx.net>". When I send my public
> key to a keyserver or to some persons and the key will expire on the
> specified date, what will happen? Do I have to generate a new key
> pair? Can I use the same (Mario Moder <moderm@gmx.net>) User ID then
> (I don't want to change my email-address)? Or can I simply set a new
> expire date and then sent my (old) key (with the new date) to a
> keyserver again?
Same here. I also would like to know why I should have a expire date on my keys at all.. -- Thomas Zander zander@microweb.nl History repeats itself, it has to, nobody ever listens