Creation Date GnuPG 1.1.90 on secret key?

Greg Strong Greg Strong <>
Tue Jul 23 03:15:02 2002

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Hello Brian,

Monday, July 22, 2002, 6:55:31 PM, you wrote:

BMC> Here's selected pieces of your key:
BMC> Old: Public Key Packet(tag 6)(418 bytes)
BMC>         Ver 4 - new
BMC>         Public key creation time - Sun Jul 21 23:43:43 UTC 2002
BMC> Old: Public Subkey Packet(tag 14)(1037 bytes)
BMC>         Ver 4 - new
BMC>         Public key creation time - Mon Jul 22 00:20:39 UTC 2002         

BMC> So gpg tags each key with the time when it was created. If you think
BMC> this is unsightly, you can revoke it and start over, but it's harmless.
BMC> I think it's more of a curio than anything else.

I'm no tech expert, but it interest me. Now how did you get the above

I'm learning to use GnuPG. I have used the file for certain
circumstances for commands from the DOS command line, but typically
use with Windows front end GPGshell.

BTW I thought I'd copy to the list for other relative beginners like
myself.  Thanks!

- -- 
Best regards,

Greg Strong                     
TB! v1.62/Beta1 on Windows 98  

Version: GnuPG v1.1.90 (MingW32) - GPGshell v2.45
Comment: Greg Strong (Email KeyID 0x78834C32)