No ElGamal Keys and SelfSig? (was: Re: Lost Secret Key)
Thu, 16 Nov 2000 11:04:25 +0100
On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> > Why shouldn't ElGamal keys be used?
> Sorry if I send a Re: to myself, but I would really like to know this!
The signature is larger, it is hard to create such a key useful for
signatures which can withstand some real world attacks, you don't
get any extra security compared to DSA, it has only be introduced by
me because at that time it was not clear whether there is a patent
> And this as well, while we're at it *g*. Pointers are fine as well (for
> both questions)
gpg --edit yout-key
[set the expiration to the value it already has]
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