Signature type question

Werner Koch
Tue Jun 26 12:08:02 2001

 || On Tue, 26 Jun 2001 11:32:36 +0200 (CEST)
 || laurent Alacoque <> wrote: 

 la> 0x11 (hexa) : I didn't have made any verification of this person's ID.
 la> to 0x13 I have done substential verifications of this person's claim of
 la> Identity (I checked his passport and key FPR)

Nobody ever cared about this, we just ignore the lower 2 bits:
   (sig_class&~3) == 0x10

GnuPG has the property to use 0x13 for self signatures and 0x10 for
all other signatures.  But don't rely on that it might however be used
to identify the generating application.  I have not checked what PGP



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