Local ID not unique for subkeys

L. Sassaman rabbi@quickie.net
Sat, 29 Apr 2000 23:36:21 -0700 (PDT)

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On 29 Apr 2000, Florian Weimer wrote:

> Public subkeys share the local key ID with the primary key:
> pub:u:1024:17:52EF18AB5D9C93EE:2000-01-04::73:-:Dummy user (DO NOT USE THIS KEY!
> ) <dummy@deneb.cygnus.argh.org>:
> sub:u:1024:16:A7FD9832B457CC18:2000-01-04::73::
> sub:u:1024:20:42918E6BE868BBD5:2000-04-29::73::
> Wouldn't it make more sense if a new ID was assigned? Is there any
> other way to uniquely identify subkeys?
Each subkey has its own key id, as you have just demonstrated above. __ L. Sassaman System Administrator | Technology Consultant | [This space for rent] icq.. 10735603 | pgp.. finger://ns.quickie.net/rabbi | -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: OpenPGP Encrypted Email Preferred. iD8DBQE5C9RsPYrxsgmsCmoRAr8QAJ4w/ZwdSYfrDvQAbDDlTR+E96UHsgCg2Ncb 5Sg1xXL6bMBxN9HB4w6NnoE= =ZX5b -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----