suggestions surrounding key generating
Stefan H. Holek
Thu, 9 Nov 2000 11:35:05 +0100 (CET)
On Wed, 8 Nov 2000, Werner Koch wrote:
> Verification of signature does also work with expired/revoked keys.
> However there will be a message telling this. BTW, don't rely on
It is my experience that this does NOT work with gnupg, at least not for
key signature verification!
See my post
Up to now nobody has even so much as commented on my findings (prove me
wrong, please ;) except Werner saying he was very short on time (I
believe you are and it is not my intention to bother you more than
Even more, when I imported the keys from my tests into pgp (win32) to see
its reaction, I found that it is impossible to change an expired key's
trustlevel (in pgpfw 6.5.8)!
I can therefore currently not recommend using expiration dates on keys at
all. The tools at hand seem to have problems with that.
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