Deleting obsolete uids

Werner Koch
Wed, 19 Jul 2000 10:25:48 +0200

On Tue, 18 Jul 2000, L. Sassaman wrote:

> OpenPGP has a solution to this: You revoke the self-signature on the
> key. Then, and OpenPGP compliant program would report that UID as being no
> longer valid.
> Werner, I don't think GnuPG does this at present... can that be changed?
I did a few test and really, GnuPG does not display that this signature is revoked. However it does not use the revoked user ID for trust calculation. Sure, it will be changed. Werner -- Werner Koch OpenPGP key 621CC013 OpenIT GmbH